Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:02:07 PST BLOX v1.01 Cotton Candy L.E.D Clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cotton-Candy-LED-Clouds/
Cotton Candy L.E.D Clouds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/UJ6R/I5DSSQ3S/F0IUJ6RI5DSSQ3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/UJ6R/I5DSSQ3S/F0IUJ6RI5DSSQ3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/UJ6R/I5DSSQ3S/F0IUJ6RI5DSSQ3S.SMALL.jpg RaniaPeet These are very simple and somewhat easy to make if you can handle working with chicken wire. The end result is nothing short of magical and they can be used in everything from special events to home decor. Materials Materials needed:1" Chicken wirePolyfil cotton bulk 25lb boxSpray Paint Rustoleu...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:37:19 PST
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-the-Grid-Lighting-Solution-LED-Moser-Light-Evo/
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Intro: This Instructable is about a novel evolution to an existing 'Solar Lighting' concept - originally invented by Brazilian engineer, Alfredo Moser, who's lighting invention (aka Liter of Light) has given free lighting to people in developing (and developed) countries through clever application o...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:59:48 PST
Light-effect gift card design with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-effect-gift-card-design-with-Chibitronics/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:37:28 PST
Sound-reactive LED Tiny Top Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-reactive-LED-Tiny-Top-Hat/
Sound-reactive LED Tiny Top Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/TR4O/I55MWVBQ/FOLTR4OI55MWVBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/TR4O/I55MWVBQ/FOLTR4OI55MWVBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/TR4O/I55MWVBQ/FOLTR4OI55MWVBQ.SMALL.jpg ModMischief This tiny top hat is covered in LED stickers that fade on and off and light up in reaction to noise. The electronics are all done with materials from YuKonstruct's Chibitronics Build Night and the hat was made following instructions from Offbeat Bride.While the hat was made for an adult's steampunk ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:11:37 PST
LED Tracing Light Box (simple and awesome) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tracing-Light-Box-simple-and-awesome/
LED Tracing Light Box (simple and awesome) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SMALL.jpg johannes87 If you're into traditional animation, a light box is something essential. Here I will show you how to make a simple and great LED Light Box that has also a nice tilt for a more comfortable drawing position.This is my first instructable and I've just thought of doing it right after I finished the pro...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:56:23 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
Inductive Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Inductive-Bike-Lights/
Inductive Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SMALL.jpg chunkyhampton Be seen on your bike with no batteries involved!This instructable shows how to build an inductive back bike light. When magnetic flux passes a coil of wire it induces a current to flow within that wire. This is the principle of all motors and generators. This principle is shown here:http://www.instr...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:39:56 PST
Glowing metal space fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-metal-space-fossil/
Glowing metal space fossil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SMALL.jpg waywardengineer This is CNC cut art piece that was inspired by fossils I saw on a trip to the Jurassic coast in England, but taken in a more ancient-robotic-life-form direction. It takes power from a USB micro-b cable. There's lots of variations on this that could be fun: different shapes, more layers, making the L...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:12:57 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Earring-with-LED-light-Mardi-Gras-Colors/
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SMALL.jpg tchriste3 Have you ever wanted to be the life and light of the party? We can't give you life, but we can help you become the best lit person in the room. Create these earrings for your favorite holiday- red, white, and blue for the 4th of July- red, green, and white for Christmas- or our personal choice- the ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:46:01 PST
A folded expressing garment http://www.instructables.com/id/A-folded-expressing-garment/
A folded expressing garment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SMALL.gif Joekevdv Together with a fashion student I made a garment that expresses your mood and exaggerates your body language. Research The Google hit and Facebook page 'typing LOL with a straight face' made us realize communicating via screens will cause a lack of body language. We investigated the research top...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 02:32:42 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SMALL.jpg Katie Vallis Learn how to make flashing LED paracord bracelets to make sure you can be seen! You will need... To make your LED paracord bracelet you will need the following things:ParacordTape measureScissorsLighterAn LED wrist band of some sort Measure Your Paracord To make an 8" bracelet you will need ap...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fusion-to-Make-Collaborative-Sculptures-with/
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry For this series of collaborative sculptures, I wanted to make an organic framework from which my bees could build comb. Since comb is heavy when filled with honey and very fragile when taken from the hive, decided I needed to build a structure strong enough to hold the weight and yet transparent eno...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:21:57 PST
How to Document your Busy Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Document-your-Busy-Bees/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:12:30 PST
Collaborating with Bees: Honey Comb Light Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborating-with-Bees-Honey-Comb-Light-Boxes/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:10 PST
Blinkerdoo! with SparkCore http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinkerdoo-with-SparkCore/
Blinkerdoo! with SparkCore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/H0IT/I2XA8JFD/FK1H0ITI2XA8JFD.SMALL.jpg NextFab Welcome! In this Instructable we will be constructing a little project I like to call "The Blinkerdoo." The Blinkerdoo is a fun project that introduces the Spark Core microcontroller and Spark Core Internet Button and teaches beginner to intermediate Arduino syntax and coding skills. The Blinkerdoo ...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:34:33 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-LED-Aquarium-Controller-With-SPARKIO-CORE/
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SMALL.jpg nettexan Here I am at TechShop with an amazing micro controller from Spark.io called "Core". I was planning to use an Arduino to control my saltwater reef aquarium when a friend showed me the Core. This powerful little micro controller is as easy to program as the Arduino (in fact you can cut and paste Ardui...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 19:28:37 PST
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Past-Present-Future/
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SMALL.jpg gkapriel San Francisco: Past, Present, Future is the result of my interest in creating an interactive mapping of the city. This work allows you to explore the history, current conditions, and projected coastline of San Francisco. By overlaying translucent maps below a clear 3D printed city topography, you ca...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:34:00 PST
Social Topographies of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Topographies-of-San-Francisco/
Social Topographies of San Francisco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/3QDQ/I4SCNQCC/F0E3QDQI4SCNQCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/3QDQ/I4SCNQCC/F0E3QDQI4SCNQCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/3QDQ/I4SCNQCC/F0E3QDQI4SCNQCC.SMALL.jpg gkapriel The social fabric of San Francisco can be read through many lens, each making up its own topography. I believe that through data visualization and mapping we can learn much about our surroundings. For this project, I was interested in creating thematic maps from publicly accessible data, which descr...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:45 PST
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-LEDs-with-your-TV-remote-Arduino-IR-T/
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind my TV. You can also use this technique to control all sorts of things with a bit of code editing. I will also talk a bit about the theory of how an infrared transmitter and an infrared rec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:03:38 PST
Sound Locator http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Locator/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:46:58 PST
The Nerd Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nerd-Watch/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:54:17 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Ice Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Luminaries/
Ice Luminaries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/C5HY/I4LKIL3X/FMPC5HYI4LKIL3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/C5HY/I4LKIL3X/FMPC5HYI4LKIL3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/C5HY/I4LKIL3X/FMPC5HYI4LKIL3X.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Ice Luminaries, also known as Ice Candle Holders, are a fun and easy project to make during the winter months. Welcome guests with light along the walkway to your front door. Once the greenery is in the mold and the water is frozen, pop in a votive or LED candle for a festive display.Video of the ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:33:24 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Behind-the-Door-Peel-Away-Paint-LED-Lamp-Nig/
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SMALL.jpg krivas What's inside your bedroom door? Gather Materials I used very inexpensive materials, most of which I bought at the dollar store. Materials: Foam Poster BoardPoster Board PaperBlue Vellum PaperParchment PaperToggle SwitchBatteryGlue GunLED Lights- The ones I used were already connected because I p...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:11:36 PST
Super Bowl Blinky LED Sports Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bowl-Blinky-LED-Sports-Cap/
Super Bowl Blinky LED Sports Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E7M0/I4J6UYE4/F2NE7M0I4J6UYE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E7M0/I4J6UYE4/F2NE7M0I4J6UYE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E7M0/I4J6UYE4/F2NE7M0I4J6UYE4.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Have you ever noticed that almost all baseball caps are ready-made for inserting LED's? Why don't cap manufacturers just go ahead and insert 3-mm LED's into the 6 threaded grommet holes (eyelets) in the top of the hat? After all, besides the LED ports, each cap also comes equipped with 6 seams to ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 13:03:36 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
LED Snowflake Decoration from cheap effect light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Snowflake-Decoration-from-cheap-effect-light/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:38:02 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Infinity-Mirror/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry This project is not only really, really fun to build, but also fun to use. If you love books or know someone who does, this is an awesome project to make. It is extremely light and literally paper-thin. It is also really easy to personalize and the battery pack design can be used for any small proje...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
LED Dog Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dog-Leash/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:50:51 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Enchanted-Forest-Mushroom-Lights/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
Steampunk LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
Laser Pointer Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/0E5B/I49RQC40/F7V0E5BI49RQC40.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Our dog has tons of energy and always wants to play. However, play time can be exhausting to the humans of the house. We found out a few months ago that the dog loves to play ‘chase the red dot.’ Boredom leads to creativity, so we attached a laser pointer to her head with a bandana and small pie...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
LED Disco Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Disco-Floor/
LED Disco Floor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/SR2Y/I48CD7L9/FUESR2YI48CD7L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/SR2Y/I48CD7L9/FUESR2YI48CD7L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/SR2Y/I48CD7L9/FUESR2YI48CD7L9.SMALL.jpg madmat01 This project is inspired by the Pixel Drop Ceiling by hockeyman271 and would not be possible without referencing that instructable.This LED Disco Floor uses WS2801 36mm RGB LEDs that are computer controlled via an Arduino. I chose the 36mm WS2801 due to their lower profile (5mm deep). This allowed m...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:30:18 PST
3D Printed Folded Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Folded-Night-Light/
3D Printed Folded Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SMALL.jpg DayDream Unique Here is a fun 3D Printed Night Light you can fold and customize to create your own design.This is my first Instructable, I hope to add a bunch more soon!!MaterialsChoose your file you wish to use. I have (3) files attached to this Instructable: 3D Printed Folded Night Light Blank3D Printed Folded Ni...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:56:29 PST
Intel Edison IoT: Automatic lamp (Relay, HC-SR04) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-IoT-Automatic-lamp-Relay-HC-SR04/
Intel Edison IoT: Automatic lamp (Relay, HC-SR04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/FRCB/I48C7VQD/FU0FRCBI48C7VQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/FRCB/I48C7VQD/FU0FRCBI48C7VQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/FRCB/I48C7VQD/FU0FRCBI48C7VQD.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen The project is simply a automatic lamp that turns on when it "sees" movement. As this is home automation.With this you can:1. Save power.2. Save your own time.3. Ensure safe moving with hands full of stuff since the light turns on automatically after entering the room.So let's start building---- C...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:46:12 PST
DIY Glowing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-Bracelet/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:29:23 PST
The "Multiglow" concrete speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/The-multiglow-concrete-speakers/
The "Multiglow" concrete speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FY1Q/I45HP6VP/FHUFY1QI45HP6VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FY1Q/I45HP6VP/FHUFY1QI45HP6VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/FY1Q/I45HP6VP/FHUFY1QI45HP6VP.SMALL.jpg Brian from Belgium Hi I'm Brian from Belgium.I proudly present my second intructable.What is it?diy concrete speakers with an embedded rgb led that reacts to the music.The storyWe all love music,No doubt about that.But face it, the speakers that provide our beloved tunes are not always great in design. They are most o...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:04:34 PST
Tardis Puzzle Box Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tardis-Puzzle-Box-Night-Light/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:09:09 PST
Glowing Snow Guage http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snow-Guage/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:18:16 PST
Wall Of Rainbow Koi: Version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Of-Rainbow-Koi-Version-20/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:47:44 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Pipe-Lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-oil-lantern-in-to-an-led-lantern/
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 So here is my first instructable. So be soft on me. Here is me showing you how to transform your oil lantern in to a led lantern the easy way. And you are still able to change it back just by removing the non original parts. Tools needed:wire cuttersWire12v power supply 3 5mm leds (any color you wan...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:14:25 PST
Sound Reactive RGB LED Piano Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Piano-Lights/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:52:20 PST