Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:20:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicorn-Emoji-Rainbow-Lamp/
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By: randofo

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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:52:31 PDT
Faux Window Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Window-Mood-Light/
Faux Window Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all of you currently living in your parents' basement or will move back to live in your parents' basement, dress out your windowless abode with this neat faux window mood light. Btw, your own room has already been rented out long ago.Build this if you want to similate the morning glow of a red d...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:32:44 PDT
DIY Backlit Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backlit-Poster/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 07:24:36 PDT
Light up Pallet Head Board and bonus phone dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Pallet-Head-Board-and-bonus-phone-dock/
Light up Pallet Head Board and bonus phone dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SMALL.jpg brian.baas This project took me a couple of hours to complete the head board.You will want a basic knowledge of how to take apart pallets, I will be posting another instructable on how to take apart pallets. You will also want to know the size of your bed (queen, king, double, twin or single) this will change ...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:19:12 PDT
Batman http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-3/
Batman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks When I did the LED Light box project I bought a couple of sets of LED's. This set has the remote and is RGB not white which means they can change colours.Cut out your image you wish to have back lit from the LED's. I used a scroll saw but depending on your image you choose you could use a jigsaw or ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:26:03 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Rainbow of Anarchist Flag Soaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-of-Anarchist-Flag-Soaps/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:11:14 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
LED LAB LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-LAB-LIGHT/
LED LAB LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/8IXL/IBKMKSSD/FT08IXLIBKMKSSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/8IXL/IBKMKSSD/FT08IXLIBKMKSSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/8IXL/IBKMKSSD/FT08IXLIBKMKSSD.SMALL.jpg ELECTROOPO MATERIALS and KNOWLEDGE about MATERIALS For this instructable we need:- Pvc tube- Led strip- Aluminium foil- Duct tape- A power suply- Some cable- Spray glueAnd also these basic tools:- A ruler- A cutter- Something to mark like a "Sharpie" (a cutter or an x-acto knife work better)- A hacksaw- A dri...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 06:46:39 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
How to use a Breadboard (with example) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Breadboard-with-example/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:40:41 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 DIY LED LAN device counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-DIY-LED-LAN-device-counter/
Raspberry Pi 2 DIY LED LAN device counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/Y6OS/IBHSH9LQ/F1VY6OSIBHSH9LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/Y6OS/IBHSH9LQ/F1VY6OSIBHSH9LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/Y6OS/IBHSH9LQ/F1VY6OSIBHSH9LQ.SMALL.jpg zerblatt007 Do you know how many devices are on your local network? That is what we where wondering at our hackerspace HackBergen. Yes, there are available programs and Apps to scan your network, but we can also scan with the Raspberry Pi (RPi) and show the result on a set of 7-segment displays.These look cool,...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:41:57 PDT
Enzo the Bedside Lamp Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Enzo-the-Bedside-Lamp-Bot/
Enzo the Bedside Lamp Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3L2G/IBAMMW30/FDB3L2GIBAMMW30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3L2G/IBAMMW30/FDB3L2GIBAMMW30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3L2G/IBAMMW30/FDB3L2GIBAMMW30.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio Before almost two years i submitted here my first Instructable The Spray Can Lamp. Let me introduce now the follow up called Enzo the Bedside Light Bot . Like in the can-lamp there is no rocket science under the hood, so everyone who can handle a set of tools, a soldering iron and can print the part...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:04:53 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
Rivet LEDs for a blinking vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Rivet-LEDs-for-a-blinking-vest/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:11:22 PDT
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Safety-Glasses/
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/HGZB/IB4A8JX7/FJBHGZBIB4A8JX7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Have you ever been in a situation where you just have to wear safety glasses but find it difficult to see clearly due to unclear lens or lack of lighting. Well i have been in such situations and i wanted a fix. So i came up with this simple yet innovative idea of the LED Illuminated Safety GogglesIt...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:19:43 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Colour Changing LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-Changing-LED-Night-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
ARENA | PLAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SMALL.jpg gotianse Arena | Play brings the ping pong table out from your aunt and uncle’s basement, neighbor’s garage, and nearly every tech startup’s conference room, and into San Francisco’s most public streetscape. The prototype arrives on Market with a twist: its hexagonal shape creates the opportunity for up to s...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Mark Vii http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Mark-Vii/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:58:42 PDT
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Variable-Fan-Controller-with-Custom-Aluminum-/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:27:19 PDT
Wind Turbine Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Model-1/
Wind Turbine Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great way to understand wind turbines. It is simple, easy to make, and helps one build the confidence to build their own large scale turbine.This is a great classroom model to show transformation of energy. Wind, Mechanical, Electrical, and Light are all shown in this one easy to make mode...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:51:53 PDT
Emergency SOS Beacon With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-SOS-Beacon-With-Arduino/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:03:07 PDT
garden pallet corner sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/garden-pallet-corner-sofa/
garden pallet corner sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/C60A/IAWDI58D/F08C60AIAWDI58D.SMALL.jpg AlecR1 here is my corner sofa I made for my garden I collected pallets and pallet sides from work they chuck them away so was more than happy for me to take them and up cycle them first step my first step was collecting enough pallets I then selected the better condition ones to use as the top and back ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:05:24 PDT
Arduino Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Party-Lights/
Arduino Party Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MH5Z/IAXROL46/FOYMH5ZIAXROL46.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Now this is a multipurpose project. Use it as a party light OR as a gig booster.Adding colors and manipulating the light sequence is easy thing to do. Check the video to see the project in work.If there is a VOTE patch on the right side of the project site, throw me a vote if you want :) Componen...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
Letter Wall Decor with LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Letter-Wall-Decor-with-LED-lights/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:32:03 PDT
Detachable 360deg "Mag-Lights" for Workshop Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Mag-Light-Workshop-Glasses/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:56:06 PDT
LED Tree with DigiSpark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tree-with-DigiSpark/
LED Tree with DigiSpark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/GW53/IAWC2QKA/FAVGW53IAWC2QKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/GW53/IAWC2QKA/FAVGW53IAWC2QKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/GW53/IAWC2QKA/FAVGW53IAWC2QKA.SMALL.jpg Amit_Jain Hi, I wanted to make a LED Tree for few years but did not get good instructable on internet. I found some which used simple lights wound round a rigid wire structure. These lights are bit fragile and get spoil easily.I had made everything from scratch, I used 3mm yellow leds with Digispark ( ATTINY8...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:25:58 PDT
short, short circuit tester http://www.instructables.com/id/short-short-circuit-tester/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00:32:18 PDT
Paper cylinder lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-cylinder-lights/
Paper cylinder lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7F3M/IATHOJSP/F3O7F3MIATHOJSP.SMALL.jpg narced133 Our railroad-style apartment has a long 45-foot hallway that never had working lights. After spending 4 years trying to convince our landlord to fix them I decided to build my own. The lights are constructed of a metal frame wrapped in a cylinder of thin lace paper with a strip of LEDs running down ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Old-Flashlight-Bulb-With-LED/
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/UCNB/IATHPPTR/FNTUCNBIATHPPTR.SMALL.jpg chienline It was my boy finding this classic flashlight and asking me to make it works. Replacing the batteries with new ones didn't make it work. Then I took it apart, saw that the bulb's flashing wire had broken. Searching all around (my house) I couldn't find a replacement bulb. Seeing two AA batteries (3V...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:10:14 PDT
How to make a simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-Electric-Circuit/
How to make a simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OYPS/IASCKILD/FPIOYPSIASCKILD.SMALL.jpg SimplicityfromClutter BIRTH OF THE IDEAWhen lights, fans, TVs go off due to a cut in electricity, we give a reason to our children like ‘Light is gone and will come shortly’ or ‘there is no current’ etc.. After few repetitions of these reasons, children themselves start speaking such statements when electric/electronic d...
By: SimplicityfromClutter

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:10:42 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Color Invaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Invaders/
Color Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello!This is a fun little project that I was recently inspired to try out by Hamster's own Colour Invaders project. As the name suggests, it is similar in design to the classic Space Invaders game or (more similarly) the Casio's Number Invaders on the calculator. The idea behind the game is that di...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:54:37 PDT
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-LED-night-light-Using-555-timer/
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh Gently got power cut !And you finding your torch in the DARK !!! Ohh...No worry, here is the automatic dark detected led light. Parts You Need * 1M resistor* 1K resistor* 10 resistor* LDR (light dependant resistor)* Red led (2ma)* 1W white led* BC338 transistor* 555 timer IC* DC socketNote: Use d...
By: Jayesh Jayesh

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:37:56 PDT
LED Plexiglass Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plexiglass-Art/
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By: Not_Tasha

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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:22:21 PDT
Outdoor light repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-light-repair/
Outdoor light repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/AX8B/IANS1Y8U/FVSAX8BIANS1Y8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/AX8B/IANS1Y8U/FVSAX8BIANS1Y8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/AX8B/IANS1Y8U/FVSAX8BIANS1Y8U.SMALL.jpg dtt900653 In my neighborhood there are walkways with what appear to be lights however none of them would come on at night. So what is the first thing to test when a light doesn't work? The bulb. After popping open the cover and seeing what work needed to be done, it turns out that it is slightly more involved...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 05:52:26 PDT
Planet Fascinator http://www.instructables.com/id/Planet-Fascinator/
Planet Fascinator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/IGQP/IANRXA6P/FL7IGQPIANRXA6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/IGQP/IANRXA6P/FL7IGQPIANRXA6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/IGQP/IANRXA6P/FL7IGQPIANRXA6P.SMALL.jpg ModMischief The theme for this year's PromDemonium was Space Prom. I love any excuse to dress up and this seemed like a perfect opportunity to make something fun with YuKonstruct's laser.I already had a sequined gown to wear, so I set out to make myself a standout space-inspired accessory. With some leftover a...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:43:28 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Matrix/
Arduino LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SMALL.jpg vastsuperking In this short tutorial you will learn how to make an Arduino-powered LED matrix. Unlike several other designs, this one uses a "companion" computer to notify the Arduino which LEDs should be powered.I have provided the code for the Arduino, as well as some Java code for displaying text on the LED ma...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:26:07 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SMALL.jpg Constructed Hi, Welcome to my instructable!Today Ill teach you how to build a DIY Bluetooth speaker. Its extremely easy to make, and great for anyone learning electronics. The best part is you dont need any past experience with electronics! This project is great to practice your soldering skills (Mine clearly n...
By: Constructed

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
LED Plank Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plank-Light/
LED Plank Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/MXJK/IANRMQSF/F9LMXJKIANRMQSF.SMALL.jpg makerblog While browsing at Pinterest I found a picture of a LED Plank Light an fell immediately in love with the design. The build is actually ridiculously easy. You will need:1 LED Strip (about 1m)2 Wood Planks1 Smaller Wood Plank in the height of your LED Stripes heightsome Wood Glue Glueing First glue ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:02:40 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Thigh Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Thigh-Pad/
Electro-Luminescent Thigh Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RAOK/IAICJ7VQ/FPXRAOKIAICJ7VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RAOK/IAICJ7VQ/FPXRAOKIAICJ7VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RAOK/IAICJ7VQ/FPXRAOKIAICJ7VQ.SMALL.jpg thisisrammy Make a fun, glowing-thigh pad which looks amazing and eye-catching in the dark! Make sure you wear a pair of protective gloves before handling with high voltages. Super easy project for all ages. Materials El wire (Electro-luminescent wire) Any colorsRGB LEDLED Choke Inverter (110-120 volts) Supe...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:20:15 PDT
Madonna's Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Madonnas-Disco-Ball/
Madonna's Disco Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SMALL.jpg Jake Morton A few years ago I discovered Madonna (I know, I know, she's been kicking it since the 80's) and really enjoyed her music. Even today I am still discovering her talent and only a few months ago discovered the Confessions Tour. Well lets just say my mind was blown that day. Fantastic performances, exc...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 07:29:17 PDT
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Joule-Thief-Coil-Without-A-Ferrite-Toroid/
Make A Joule Thief Coil Without A Ferrite Toroid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/PB2Z/IAG0Q3VE/FI7PB2ZIAG0Q3VE.SMALL.jpg El Mano There are many different articles and videos to be found online that will teach you how to build a Joule Thief circuit and power LEDs off of dead batteries. Most of them, however, call for some form of coil made using a ring, or toroid, made of ferrite. This can be rather daunting to newcomers to ...
By: El Mano

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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 16:06:41 PDT
Guy-Manuel Daft Punk Helmet with Programmable LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Guy-Manuel-Daft-Punk-Helmet-with-Programmable-LED-/
Guy-Manuel Daft Punk Helmet with Programmable LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/F5IQ/IAG0EDND/FZLF5IQIAG0EDND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/F5IQ/IAG0EDND/FZLF5IQIAG0EDND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/F5IQ/IAG0EDND/FZLF5IQIAG0EDND.SMALL.jpg Helpsey In this Instructable, you will be building a Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo Daft Punk Helmet with programmable LED lighting. It's a long project that will take several tens of hours of work. Areas of expertise which will help with this build include: 3D printing, prop work, laser cutting, soldering, ci...
By: Helpsey

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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:55:36 PDT
How to make Simple LED USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Simple-LED-USB-light/
How to make Simple LED USB light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SMALL.jpg GustasMax Hi guys today i gonna show how to make simple ,but useless USB light! Make sure you have everything! Solder like showed in picture. Take your tape , and isolate wires. Just insert into a tube. Light it up !! If you liked press heart ! Also if you have questions write in comments !...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:20:53 PDT
Vendor Push Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Vendor-Push-Cart/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 18:26:37 PDT
Toe Saver Night Light (Auto Under Bed Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Toe-Saver-Night-Light-Auto-Under-Bed-Light/
Toe Saver Night Light (Auto Under Bed Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/I327/IACEC197/F4HI327IACEC197.SMALL.jpg capedbandit Last year when my wife was prego I came across an ad for a motion activated under crib lighting system. When you approach the crib, the light goes on and you avoid disturbing your sleeping bundle of joy when you kick that stupid race car that makes revving noises when you touch it. I looked at the p...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 21:00:36 PDT
Instamorph LED Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-LED-Mood-Light/
Instamorph LED Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/GGNU/IABON5TS/FPRGGNUIABON5TS.SMALL.jpg UBuilder This Instructable came along quite by accident - a happy accident. My buddies at the Makerspace were working hard on their more useful and practical applications while I was working on an unrelated project using LED's. Unable to ignore the powerful flow of creative ideas surrounding me, I felt I had...
By: UBuilder

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Sun, 31 May 2015 15:31:13 PDT