Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:45:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SMALL.jpg alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I recently traded in my big pickup for a blazer. the big truck had a full size light bar on the roof but the blazer has a sunroof so I cant go that way again. I looked at different hideaway strobes and I even have an old twin tube strobe dashboard plow light but where's the fun in using something ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
LED Circuit Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Circuit-Board-Table/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:01:50 PST
How to 'bling' up a boring staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bling-up-a-boring-staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:14:50 PST
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Time-Crack-in-the-Universe-Wall-Light/
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad If building a TARDIS is too intimidating for you, how about the next best thing, having a crack in time and space appear in your own room? This instructable will show you how to make a reasonable facsimile without unleashing the powerful forces contained within. Ok, that could only happen if you kne...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SMALL.jpg Slime Eel My brother has always had a strange obsession with mushrooms (not eating them just looking at them) so I made this mushroom lamp thing. It is solar powered and made with polymorph plastic so you can always change the poses of the mushrooms later. It will charge during the day and turn on at night. ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SMALL.jpg roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
Circuit Board Lamp 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lamp-20/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:48 PST
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Doghouse-Tardis-Edition/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:36:51 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Fin-Lamp/
Balloon Fin Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/G76X/I2CV1D83/FK2G76XI2CV1D83.SMALL.jpg jezzybear This is a 3d printed lamp that looks like a balloon. The lamp has a fin design that creates light and shadow affect. There are holes in the top of the balloon that allow little shapes of light to project onto the ceiling.The lamp is printed in three parts; the lampshade, the lamp lower and the cell...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:43:45 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Voodoo-Heart-Glowing-Quartz-Necklace/
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SMALL.gif ◄ Fudog ► Living in Lousiana, I am very interested in the voodoo culture. This necklace is an inspiration of it. Voodoo Heart slowly glows with a purple light... Its magical attribute you may ask ? Turns heads everywhere you go and sparks a conversation ;) Materials & Tools QuartzLeather & Suede Lace C...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:53:34 PST
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Clock-FuneLab/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
Indo-Western Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Indo-Western-Halloween/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:48:41 PST
Matchbox Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Monsters/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:41:36 PST
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Maleficents-Raven-Robotized-raven-with-LED-eyes/
Maleficent's Raven - Robotized raven with LED eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/MH9D/I28W90OR/FXEMH9DI28W90OR.SMALL.jpg laurakenora Need the finishing touch to make your Malificent costume stand out?Or do you just want an awesome Halloween prop that will impress?This vileness, robotized Raven will get the job done! It took a bit of time but I promise you, the results will be sweet!Here is what you need (it's a quite a few thing...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:35:35 PST
Conductive Poetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Poetry/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:36:15 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Infinity Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Table/
Infinity Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/9XOF/I24M3T2O/FLA9XOFI24M3T2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/9XOF/I24M3T2O/FLA9XOFI24M3T2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/9XOF/I24M3T2O/FLA9XOFI24M3T2O.SMALL.jpg Wired_Mist Hey Everyone :D This is a project that has been dear to my heart for over a year now. Sure I could have finished this in a week or two, but I wanted to make it the best I could. This is the second version of my Infinity Table, first being made of plywood and 2 by 2’s x_x , this is a classi...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 23:34:03 PST
Color Recognition Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Recognition-Lock/
Color Recognition Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are a lot of ways that you can activate an electronic lock. You can use passwords, radio signals, or even voice commands. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a lock box that opens and closes based on color recognition. With a color recognition lock, anything can be a key. You c...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:24:15 PST
LED WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-WALL/
LED WALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F1BQ/I21R01U4/FKDF1BQI21R01U4.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES Music! The rhythm of life, the sound of hundreds of discrete frequencies coming together in synchronous harmony to create beautiful sound that puts us in a trance. But that is just feast for our ears. LED Wall adds a whole new dimension, a visual dimension to your musical experience.LED wall consist...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:41:11 PST
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Glowing-Robotic-Skull/
Eye-Glowing Robotic Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/BM6U/I21QZLDD/FXLBM6UI21QZLDD.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Is Halloween coming up? Has it already passed? Doesn't matter! Any time is the perfect time for your very own robotic human skull. When you finish this Instructable, you'll have a skull with articulating neck and jaw, and glowing movable eyes that can change color between red, green, and blue.Like t...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:56:28 PST
RoboCop Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboCop-Costume/
RoboCop Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/Y5B5/I20HFKUU/FJ7Y5B5I20HFKUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/Y5B5/I20HFKUU/FJ7Y5B5I20HFKUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/Y5B5/I20HFKUU/FJ7Y5B5I20HFKUU.SMALL.jpg Bresy This Is effectively Part two . Part One was making the Robocop Gun and you can find that here : http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboCop-Gun/ . Now Before I start I should point out that Yes I am aware it isnt an exact replica of the Robocop costume but that was due to two things for me .1. I work fr...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:52:06 PDT
Backlit LED Lightbox Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Lightbox-Sign/
Backlit LED Lightbox Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SMALL.jpg plarge Hi again,This time around we're going to make a professional LED backlit lightbox for whatever logo, business name, or design you can imagine. Has this been done before? Yes of course, it's an old concept that can be created in many ways. Why did I take the time to create this instructable if that's...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:55:23 PDT
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Inspired-LED-Astronaut-Costume-DIY/
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SMALL.jpg MarlonHeimerlHalloweenCostumes Captain’s Log: We’ve been in transit at light speed for well over six weeks now. Like our imaginations, space is seemingly endless. A plethora of advanced spacesuit designs have surfaced from here to the Pleiades. On this strange planet called Earth, this new spacesuit seems well-equipped for a terr...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:13:43 PDT
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-mouse-into-a-USB-powered-LED-desk-ligh/
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/24N6/I1TQM3BA/FEM24N6I1TQM3BA.SMALL.jpg idealab Have an old mouse laying around? Of course you do. Need more LEDs in your life? OF COURSE YOU DO. Let's turn that old mouse into a USB power source for some LED lights. We'll use some Sugru and magnets to make the LEDs capable of sticking to your tower or anything else metal - if you have a keyboard...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:34:07 PDT
Glowing Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Paracord-Bracelet/
Glowing Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/8O06/I1TQ5O59/FLH8O06I1TQ5O59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/8O06/I1TQ5O59/FLH8O06I1TQ5O59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/8O06/I1TQ5O59/FLH8O06I1TQ5O59.SMALL.jpg ScoutDadNC I have seen some of these on various sites, so I decided to make my own. It can work as an extra safety device when walking in the dark. Since Halloween is upon us, maybe make some for your little ones and help to keep them safe. Supplies Here are some supplies that you will need.1 - LED light ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:50:19 PDT
Simple Spooky Blood Red LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Blood-Red-LED-Lights/
Simple Spooky Blood Red LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SMALL.jpg coolscience.com It should be named Spooky Blood Red LED lights when you're too lazy to go buy some.We put up some spider webs on the front of the house but I wasn't quite happy with the results so I decided they needed some red lights.Being too lazy to go find red bulbs or red gel sheets, I decided to see what I ha...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:38:36 PDT
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Steam-Punk-Laser-Pistol-That-Lights-Up/
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday This Steam Punk Laser Pistol is easily made from cardboard, felt, paper fasteners, a LED, and a plastic straw. We made these for the Steam Punk World Faire. They look fantastic and are easy to build. You can build this in a short evening and have it ready for any costume. It makes a perfect companio...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:32:16 PDT
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-a-Light-Quick-and-Easy-LED-Courtesy-Lighting/
Need a Light? Quick and Easy LED Courtesy Lighting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/HI0M/I1SBBF96/FHXHI0MI1SBBF96.SMALL.jpg orlov127 A simple modern luxury that lights up your step when you open the door so you can see where you going before you enter your car. It also shuts off when you shut your door. Watch the tutorial alongside the instructable! Remove the Fuse for the Interior Dome Lights The first thing to begin this aw...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:32:15 PDT
灯-lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/灯lamp/
灯-lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SMALL.jpg yangeatapple The inspiration came from the traditional Chinese words. The shape of Chinese words are special and beautiful. So This lamp is a Chinese word “lamp” shape. It can be not only a unity of function and shape, but also an interface of cultural communication.The function of this lamp is that it is portab...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:09:24 PDT
Introducing ... DEATH-A-CORN! http://www.instructables.com/id/Presenting-the-acorn-OF-DEATH/
Introducing ... DEATH-A-CORN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman Before I go into describing how to go about making your very own DEATH-A-CORN (TM) (or less flashily, Acorn-o-lantern, Jack-a-corn, Acornikin, etc.), I would like to direct your gaze to the somber piece just below the first image, a work I call “Still Life with Pumpkin, and Betrayal.” The day befor...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:10:46 PDT
The Finger Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Finger-Drums/
The Finger Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/3KTE/I1NUSXX6/FZD3KTEI1NUSXX6.SMALL.jpg dt4art The finger drums are designed to be with visible, audible and touchable functions.It is an aesthetically artistic item connected with visual sounds on Arduino and Processing. Soohyun and I made this for a person who likes to play sounds or perform with a screen. This can be so easy to play. The func...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:26:16 PDT
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-9000-Grow-Spheres/
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SMALL.jpg JayTimeTV The goal was to make 90 centerpieces that would contain these amazing grow spheres that would be centerpieces for a cocktail-esque fundraiser event. Find a good fit Pick out a groovy piece of glassware to display your spheres. Roughly 90-100 jumbo grow spheres fit nicely into one of our large ma...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Eyeball Throwies http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyeball-Throwies/
Eyeball Throwies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SMALL.jpg Kiteman When you are faced with a mound of LEDs, it's almost inevitable that throwies will happen at some point.When that point is in the run-up to Halloween, and teens are involved, then eyeballs are also somehow bound to crop up... Materials and tools You will need: LEDs Button cells Ping pong balls Du...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:32:05 PDT
Cheap and easy light up skull Hallowe'en hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-light-up-skull-Halloween-hack/
Cheap and easy light up skull Hallowe'en hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SMALL.jpg radiograf This is an Instructable to show you how to make illuminated skulls for less than £1 each. In fact I'm going to show you two methods, one using a led throwie, the other using a led tealight. Its buy one get one free time! These particular plastic skulls are 2 for £1, the tealights were 4 for£1, the r...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:09:56 PDT
Yin Yang LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Yin-Yang-LED-Necklace/
Yin Yang LED Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CA6/I1NUH2T4/FZF7CA6I1NUH2T4.SMALL.jpg birceozkan Abhinyana is a Buddhist monk who provides the teachings of Buddha for everyone with the purpose of helping them get rid of their suffering and achieve happiness. I think it is really important to understand our negative qualities, embrace them and generate some positive outcomes. So, i decided to ma...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:34:17 PDT
DIY wood case for Arduino LCD shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-wood-case-for-Arduino-LCD-shield/
DIY wood case for Arduino LCD shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/BON3/I1NUILM7/FUQBON3I1NUILM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/BON3/I1NUILM7/FUQBON3I1NUILM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/BON3/I1NUILM7/FUQBON3I1NUILM7.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an upgrade for my project "DIY Arduino LCD shield" go check out how to make the shield at my channel!This is an easy project to make, you only need 2 parts and some tools. Parts You only need 2 parts for this project and some tools.The bolts I used was 4cm but they are to long, I think 3c...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:20:41 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
Light Up LED Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1A17/I1KJMJ56/FE91A17I1KJMJ56.SMALL.jpg Karenda As part of the maker club my husband and I run at a local school we came up with these simple light up cards for the kids to get experience with creating a circuit. Although there are many fun products for kids to learn about circuits we found many of them to be cost prohibitive for a club with 60 k...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable I'll show you how to light up your walk with your own LED illuminated shoes! At first you may think that this is useless and an absolute waste of time. However, it serves an important purpose...In my locality, accidents involving pedestrians, usually at night, hav...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT