Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:24:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
LED Nametag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/HJ3K/HY5Y2X5N/F4GHJ3KHY5Y2X5N.SMALL.jpg janth As a part of the Helle Koepfe-workshop for kids we designed some nametags, such that each kid could make their own led nametag at their short visit of the FabLab Aachen. Therefore ist shouldn't be too complicated, fast to build, not too expensive, and has to be awesome... at least that were the requ...
By: janth

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
LED Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Earrings/
LED Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/GTG7/HY5Y5DDC/FNDGTG7HY5Y5DDC.SMALL.jpg avogel3 Make LED earrings that draw attention even in the dark! Gather Your Supplies You will need these tools:Bead fix glueScissorsFlat toothpicks 3 mini bead bugs Round nose pliers Jewelry cutters Chain nose pliersYou will need these parts:Light silver threadConductive thread Two plain silver earwires ...
By: avogel3

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:25 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
By: manuelmasc

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
By: Aleator777

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
Inexpensive Mini Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Knowing a teacher or two and with Momma Cat's bean counting problem, we thought we better come up with an extremely inexpensive turbine. This way the bean counter and teacher in all of us can be happy :-)Why build one of these mini turbines? Well they are inexpensive ;-) There is the wow factor. The...
By: Cats Science Club

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Shake-A-Can Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-A-Can-Generator/
Shake-A-Can Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZCB0/HITAAXLO/FKVZCB0HITAAXLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZCB0/HITAAXLO/FKVZCB0HITAAXLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZCB0/HITAAXLO/FKVZCB0HITAAXLO.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Shake-A-Can Generator. Make a simple generator that will help show how electricity is produced. A generator works because the magnets are exciting the electrons in the coil. The magnet moving back and forth creates alternating current (AC).  That is the electrons are moving back and forth through ...
By: Cats Science Club

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 6 Jul 2013 20:26:34 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
By: hockeyman271

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting system. The beauty of integrating Bluetooth into the system ...
By: hockeyman271

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/E5EU/HXWN7TCU/F6ZE5EUHXWN7TCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/E5EU/HXWN7TCU/F6ZE5EUHXWN7TCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/E5EU/HXWN7TCU/F6ZE5EUHXWN7TCU.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Great way to light up the path to your door, back yard, party, or special occasion. These bulb lights are quick and easy to make and can be hung up or set on a table, walkway, road, etc. We used a couple different color LEDs to see the affect of them. Ally Cat liked the green and Kitty Cat loved the...
By: Cats Science Club

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
Digital Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SMALL.jpg sholtob A zoetrope is a mechanical device that animates a series of pictures by spinning them fast enough that the images appear to merge together and move, My digital zoetrope works on a similar principal, by flashing the LEDs while they are spinning it is possible to display text, patterns and possible ev...
By: sholtob

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
Infinity Mirror Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SMALL.jpg dushu Ever since my addressable RGB LED strips (WS2812B) came from Aliexpress, I've been fascinated with LED projects. Following up on my success with my Charlieplexed LED clock, I wanted to create something with more Jazz..While browsing google images, I came across an instructable for an Arduino Infinit...
By: dushu

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Tent stake marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-stake-marker/
Tent stake marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Prevent midnight tripping hazards over your tent on your next camping trip by showing where your tent guy wires are with illuminated Mike's Hard Lemonade tent stake markers.This simple hack uses light diffusion inside the bottle to create a soft glow that alerts late-night walkers to where you've s...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:54:56 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
Light of the Lost Triangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/T2YX/HXMUZ7VO/F1MT2YXHXMUZ7VO.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan Light of the Lost Triangles is a LED Wall Fixture with 4 different modes. Each successive mode features an increase in LED brightness and an increased rate of colour transition. The light looks great and is great for parties too. The cardboard concept can be modified and can be used at a large scale...
By: AwabHassan

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
LED beads to pop onto your circuit... http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-beads-to-pop-onto-your-circuit/
LED beads to pop onto your circuit... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1MX2/HXLMM6XF/FXQ1MX2HXLMM6XF.SMALL.jpg pip_d I was investigating ways to get creative with LEDs as part of an electronics project. I have been using press studs (aka poppers) as conductive components in my circuits. Here is a way to use plastic bags to create transferable LED beads.You will need:Plastic bagsScissorsA metal rod (could be the ...
By: pip_d

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:26:27 PDT
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-LED-Ping-Pong-Ball/
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4K2Y/HXBG5C27/F4F4K2YHXBG5C27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4K2Y/HXBG5C27/F4F4K2YHXBG5C27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4K2Y/HXBG5C27/F4F4K2YHXBG5C27.SMALL.jpg Khuttner Create a glow in the dark LED ping pong ball with several simple steps. Materials You will need the following materials:Ping Pong BallLED (5mm or 10 mm)3V BatteryTapeLow Temp Glue GunRazor Preparing the LED LEDs have a positive and negative wire. You will need to put the battery between the w...
By: Khuttner

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:13:13 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
LED Foam Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/O09J/HXLMF5PN/F03O09JHXLMF5PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/O09J/HXLMF5PN/F03O09JHXLMF5PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/O09J/HXLMF5PN/F03O09JHXLMF5PN.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Make a fun light up bracelet with foam, an LED and a 3v coin battery. It's easy, fun and flashy! Materials Needed: Fun foam Fun foam flowers or other shapes Self-adhesive copper tape LED Lamp3v coin battery Self-adhesive velcro tabs Glue dot squares To Start Cut a foam strip to fit wrist. Th...
By: Warriorlibrarian

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Lightball http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightball/
Lightball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/XEBA/HXMKPLFC/FOAXEBAHXMKPLFC.SMALL.jpg janth Finally (nearly topically) i made my personal lightball.(A.k.a.: Another day in the FabLab Aachen)Each side is enlighted individually with an intelligent LED (WS2812b, on a small breadboard) behind. A micro-controller (MSP430G2553, PDIP.) can use a gyroscope/accelerometer (MPU6050, GY-521 module) to...
By: janth

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:50 PDT
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zer0s-Sword-Borderlands-2/
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent One of the most iconic swords in modern gaming, but with so much undeveloped potential. Its infrequent use in gameplay (Guns render melee attacks almost useless in Borderlands 2) means that it sees very little use outside fan art.Its grey and black tones go well with most costumes, so I felt it woul...
By: Shadow Of Intent

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:41:41 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
By: TannyPB

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Bamboo Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Torch/
Bamboo Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HQFL/HXII4CDT/FAQHQFLHXII4CDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HQFL/HXII4CDT/FAQHQFLHXII4CDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/HQFL/HXII4CDT/FAQHQFLHXII4CDT.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz Hello everybody,.I had a piece of bamboo that my wife and I cut down in 2012 Mito, Japan while volunteering at a bamboo grove through wwoof. We have kept it as a souvenir all this time in the corner somewhere. .Just looking at it the other day I had a crazy idea, I decided to make a torch out of it....
By: Akin Yildiz

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:01:53 PDT
Raspberry Pi PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-PirateBox/
Raspberry Pi PirateBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PKTD/HXHR7A8M/F1KPKTDHXHR7A8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PKTD/HXHR7A8M/F1KPKTDHXHR7A8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PKTD/HXHR7A8M/F1KPKTDHXHR7A8M.SMALL.jpg talk2bruce A PirateBox is a Linux based system built using free software for the Raspberry Pi that provides private sharing of digital content. The PirateBox creates a local WiFi network, independent from the Internet, with anonymous file sharing and chatting capabilities.I wanted to make a PirateBox and crea...
By: talk2bruce

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:12:57 PDT
LED Firefly Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Firefly-Brooch/
LED Firefly Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/VNVK/HXCCMR7L/FO9VNVKHXCCMR7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/VNVK/HXCCMR7L/FO9VNVKHXCCMR7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/VNVK/HXCCMR7L/FO9VNVKHXCCMR7L.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics The LED Firefly Brooch is a difficult project for the first timer, but a fun build for the veteran fly tyer!You'll need a vise that can hold small objects very firmly. I use a fly-tying vise that can hold monofilament and wire.Also, grab a bobbin from the fly tying shop too, these are nifty thread ...
By: organicelectrics

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:57:44 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
Bike better with an LED cadence meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/ND4R/HX6443B8/FOJND4RHX6443B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/ND4R/HX6443B8/FOJND4RHX6443B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/ND4R/HX6443B8/FOJND4RHX6443B8.SMALL.jpg jessejwk I love to bike. You might say I'm an amateur (I only own one pair of spandex shorts), but I'm always looking for new ways to improve. Recently I was talking to a more experienced friend, who introduced me to the idea of cadence.He explained that cadence is how fast you spin the pedals on your bike. ...
By: jessejwk

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
Child's Toy Light Switch Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio The inspiration for this project came from babysitting my 1-year old nephew. He will quickly lose interest in a room full of toys, but he LOVES light switches. The problem with light switches is that they are several feet off the ground. This requires an adult to stand there holding him so he can pl...
By: Ben Finio

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Crystal Skull Lamp (made from resin) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Skull-Lamp-made-from-resin/
Crystal Skull Lamp (made from resin) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT1H/HXB3RY62/F80AT1HHXB3RY62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT1H/HXB3RY62/F80AT1HHXB3RY62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT1H/HXB3RY62/F80AT1HHXB3RY62.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Make a crystal skull lamp with resin, an LED light bulb and a few hacking skills.Resin is a really fun medium to caste with. It can be a bit finicky at times but if you take your time, and use the correct measurements, you won’t have any issues.I have used resin in the past – see my Resin LED cube’...
By: lonesoulsurfer

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:53:13 PDT
Windowed paper cube lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowed-paper-cube-lamp/
Windowed paper cube lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CCJ8/HXA9KYUK/FWLCCJ8HXA9KYUK.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I was folding modules for a bracelet like this one: candy wrapper bracelet .First I was trying to make really small pieces to turn into a bracelet (still working on that by the way), but then I realised that with changed sizes I could make an open square. Those squares also make great earrings and p...
By: emilyvanleemput

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:07:01 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
Arduino Chandelier from Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit:If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for Featured Author Contest , just three days after the contest closes. And don't forget the other 2 contests: Glue and Battery Powered. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,This is my second instructable: Arduino ...
By: funelab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought this beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is only about the lights of this bike. There will come ...
By: uersel

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
LED Shoulder Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shoulder-Pads/
LED Shoulder Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura For this project, I was inspired by my best friend. She had been wanting some disco-fabulous armor-inspired wearable technology for music festivals and costume parties for some time. I took a pair of construction/gardening knee-pads and turned them into glitterific shoulder pads that shine bright ...
By: audreyobscura

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:18:25 PDT
PCB Hummingbird Necklace on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Hummingbird-Necklace-on-the-Othermill/
PCB Hummingbird Necklace on the Othermill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/398R/HX504D19/FSZ398RHX504D19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/398R/HX504D19/FSZ398RHX504D19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/398R/HX504D19/FSZ398RHX504D19.SMALL.jpg othermachine Welcome to another OMC project tutorial! If you like making jewelry and have some experience using the Othermill, then this is a great project for you! This style of necklace offers a wonderful way to get creative and artistic with double-sided machining on the Othermill.This necklace has four LEDs ...
By: othermachine

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 14:15:03 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:I’ve often thought that a lighthouse would make a great project for an Arduino, and so I decided to give it a try using one of the local lighthouses here in Erie, Pennsylvania as inspiration. I chose the North Pierhead Lighthouse that guards the entrance to Presque Isle Bay. The model fea...
By: joesinstructables

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Making a great LED triangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-great-LED-triangle/
Making a great LED triangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOC6/HX1WB92D/F3QUOC6HX1WB92D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOC6/HX1WB92D/F3QUOC6HX1WB92D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOC6/HX1WB92D/F3QUOC6HX1WB92D.SMALL.jpg scanlime Triangles are cheap these days. Your mobile phone can draw ten million of them in a second, and they'll be quite alright. I wanted to build something different. A triangle capable of being very dim or very bright. A triangle with tangible edges, a precise geometric lattice around soft pats of warm l...
By: scanlime

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:22:48 PDT
LED Lights Gummy Candy. Edible + Glowing candy! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-Gummy-Candy-Edible-Glowing-candy/
LED Lights Gummy Candy. Edible + Glowing candy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/6LE4/HX1W67ZW/F466LE4HX1W67ZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/6LE4/HX1W67ZW/F466LE4HX1W67ZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/6LE4/HX1W67ZW/F466LE4HX1W67ZW.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART This is our Instructable on making techie Edible + Glowing LED Light Gummy Candy at SoHa SMART. We make this for people to nosh on before classes and Meetups. If you put them under a black light they glow! This is because of the ingredient Quinine which is the key ingredient found in the tonic wa...
By: SoHa SMART

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:37:50 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
By: bergerab

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
Measure rotational speed with phone and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-rotational-speed-with-phone-and-LED/
Measure rotational speed with phone and LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OOM5/HX42QAO9/FEJOOM5HX42QAO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OOM5/HX42QAO9/FEJOOM5HX42QAO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OOM5/HX42QAO9/FEJOOM5HX42QAO9.SMALL.jpg arpruss It's fun to check how fast various things--fans, drills and the like--are rotating. And it's easy to do with the following ingredients that many of us will have at home: phone (I am using Android, but I assume iPhone will work, too) red LED with clear plastic (red LED with red plastic will prob...
By: arpruss

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 13:59:25 PDT
Darth Vader Continuity Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-Continuity-Tester/
Darth Vader Continuity Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/0V0A/HWXLFDM4/FLU0V0AHWXLFDM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/0V0A/HWXLFDM4/FLU0V0AHWXLFDM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/0V0A/HWXLFDM4/FLU0V0AHWXLFDM4.SMALL.jpg jedii72 I like to have as many tools as close as I can right at my fingertips. In a previous instructable I showed how you can put a small air compressor right on your desktop. In this instructable I'm having a little fun and creating my own continuity tester within easy reach. I decided to have it respond ...
By: jedii72

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:47:49 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Light-Fixture/
Laser Cut Light Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/C0GU/HWXLFW0X/F6EC0GUHWXLFW0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/C0GU/HWXLFW0X/F6EC0GUHWXLFW0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/C0GU/HWXLFW0X/F6EC0GUHWXLFW0X.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 I recently moved to a new desk at work and I wanted to liven up the space a bit, so I made this light fixture. This was a very quick project to make, and it turned out looking pretty good! What you need (x1) White LED Strip(x1) Rocker Switch(x1) Small PC Board(x1) Universal 1000mA AC Adapter(x1) ...
By: nikoala3

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
LED Robot Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Robot-Sign/
LED Robot Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/S177/HVTWHPEO/F72S177HVTWHPEO.SMALL.jpg krummrey Back in 2007 there was a bomb scare in Boston. It was the result of a viral marketing campaign. When I saw the LED signs they used I wanted to have one myself. Not to scare people, but I liked to have such a powerfull sign. So when the Evil Mad Scientists came out with their Peggyboard I just had to...
By: krummrey

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 31 May 2014 08:44:23 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
By: HUKBMBEAR

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Light, So Easy And Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLight-So-Easy-And-Chea/
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Light, So Easy And Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/3FWR/HWQN0ORN/F4H3FWRHWQN0ORN.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hello today I'm going to show you how I made this awesome lamp shade for under ten dollars! Also if you could vote for me for the contests if you like the ible that would be awesome! :) so let's get to it, Materials So in order to make the lamp you need:-A paper lantern (I got mine on eBay, but y...
By: mulrich125

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:07:29 PDT
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Bike-Safety-Backpack/
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Biking around cars can be a frightening thing, and staying visible at night is crucial for your safety. This tutorial will teach you how to make a custom LED Matrix Backpack that is much larger and brighter than traditional rear bike lights.Parts You'll Need: Individually-addressable RGB LEDsArduin...
By: at0mbxmb

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:07:43 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
By: vishalapr

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
Program your Arduino with an Android device! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards, like in light controllers...So lets get started! ...
By: Jan_Henrik

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-box-shelves-with-LED-strips-and-Ard/
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SMALL.jpg gaelreinaudi Note: this instructable is part of a contest until July 7th. If you really like it, you can vote on the top right corner. This started as I needed an extra storage next and above a desk, but I wanted to give it some special design. Why not use those amazing LED strips that can be individually addres...
By: gaelreinaudi

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:10:18 PDT
Basic Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics/
Basic Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QFQK/GWF6EKEV/FUQQFQKGWF6EKEV.SMALL.jpg randofo Getting started with basic electronics is easier than you might think. This Instructable will hopefully demystify the basics of electronics so that anyone with an interest in building circuits can hit the ground running. This is a quick overview into practical electronics and it is not my goal to de...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:10:37 PST
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Art-Instructable-Robot/
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/M45S/HWIMWA87/FU6M45SHWIMWA87.SMALL.jpg bergerab Since I was a kid I was fascinated with the connection between art and technology. The fascination began when I first saw Silicon Art on the Discovery Channel. Now that I make circuits of my own, I want to show tribute to those who continue to keep this art alive. My Instructables robot circuit util...
By: bergerab

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-11-Scale-Portal-Gun-with-Lights/
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SMALL.jpg ThrowingChicken Introduction:This Instructable will detail the process I went through while building my very own Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device [AKA the “Portal Gun”] from the Valve games Portal & Portal 2. Though the Portal Gun is the main focus of this build, the process involves a number of techniques ...
By: ThrowingChicken

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
Star Trek LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I make a Star Trek LED light from walnut and acrylic. Add some electronics and you've got a one of a kind desk light, or night light! It's also modular so you can update it whenever it strikes your fancy! Finished with wipe on poly and acrylic shined with a spot of windex...
By: kludge77

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Ultrasonic-Ruler/
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DMNB/HWDRHGR0/FGGDMNBHWDRHGR0.SMALL.jpg bergerab Today everything is digitalized. Most of us don't bother to waste our time using maps, going to the record store, or even going to the DVD store anymore. So... why are so many people using tape-measures and rulers? Yes, they are reliable, but they are certainly not convenient. With innovations, such...
By: bergerab

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:43:31 PDT
LED Lotus Flower http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lotus-Flower/
LED Lotus Flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/SZLR/HWC4MLMQ/FR6SZLRHWC4MLMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/SZLR/HWC4MLMQ/FR6SZLRHWC4MLMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/SZLR/HWC4MLMQ/FR6SZLRHWC4MLMQ.SMALL.jpg Umamaheswari Anandane LED Lotus flower is a great for decorations either with or without the LED lights. The LED Paper Lotus Paper lotus are easy to make and adds a wonderful addition to any occasions. It will make a perfect decoration on wedding tables. And being charged by batteries, they glow at the press of the ...
By: Umamaheswari Anandane

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:50:41 PDT