Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:46:28 PST BLOX v1.01 Music Visualiser Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Visualiser-Table/
Music Visualiser Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VWWP/I3WWORBJ/FYSVWWPI3WWORBJ.SMALL.jpg crt4041 This Instructable will hopefully give you all you need to put together a reactive music led table.I based it on the Music Visualiser at Music Visualiser - Adafruit. The code is from there, the circuit is from there - all I really created was a big led matrix, and put it into an Ikea table!Really, I...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:40:35 PST
Laser cut wood veneer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wood-veneer-lamp/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:09 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Make your own LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-Bar/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:39 PST
Pie Tin Hanukkah Menorah with GE iTwinkle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-Tin-Hanukkah-Menorah-with-GE-iTwinkle-Lights/
Pie Tin Hanukkah Menorah with GE iTwinkle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Just in time for Hanukkah, this is a "circles of colors" pie tin menorah: a DIY holiday decoration powered by the wildly fun GE G-35 iTwinkle color changing LED lights. The menorah is a companion project to my pie tin Christmas tree Instructable, using all of the same ideas. But instead of one ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:42 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-bender-and-plexiglass-lamp/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Little Galaxy Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Galaxy-Luminaries/
Little Galaxy Luminaries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong These simple mason jar luminaries take only 15-20 minutes to create and make delightful little mood lights or night lights for your resident star gazer (or Trekkie). Your cut out patterns can be as simple or complex as you make them. For the purposes of this Ible, we'll do a quick and easy look wi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:44:33 PST
Infinity ∞ Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Gauntlet/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:23:58 PST
Swing Light: a self-powered glowing swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Light-a-self-powered-glowing-swing/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:59:18 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Ground Tracking LED Longboard Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ground-Tracking-LED-Longboard-Mod/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 11:29:25 PDT
LEDCube http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDCube/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Light-Up Paper Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Tardis/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
Customizable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flux-Inspired-Customizable-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:32:11 PST
Color Adaptation LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
LED Animal Balancing Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Animal-Balancing-Blocks/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:51:12 PST
LED Edge Lit Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Edge-Lit-Card/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 19:48:53 PST
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Carpet-Mandala-Mosaic/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:59:11 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
LED Lighting in Plastic Models http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-in-Plastic-Models/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:11:17 PST
Bird House With Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-With-Night-Lights/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:32:46 PST
Break Forcing Chair Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Forcing-Chair-Pad/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:14:16 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
LED lit crystal decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lit-crystal-decorations/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 23:42:28 PST
Twinkling Christmas Tree Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Christmas-Tree-Card/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 23:46:57 PST
Landing Strip Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-Strip-Light-System/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:51:11 PST
Christmas Angel http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Angel-1/
Christmas Angel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SMALL.jpg IamGutter Over the last several years as my family has taken our traditional Christmas Eve drive to look at light displays, there has always been one display that caught the attention of my wife. It was a silhouette angel, wings and arms spread and casting a beautiful glow from behind. This angel brought to...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 20:12:12 PST
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing http://www.instructables.com/id/CuckooTankard-A-new-approach-on-beerable-computing/
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SMALL.jpg janth Build Night time in the Fablab Aachen. We got a bunch of Spark IO boards and Spark Buttons - and if we made a cool project with ist, we might even keep it. So what to do? I decided to build an improved beer mug - adding the functionality of a cuckoo clock with the power of the spark board.It could ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:19:40 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
Fabulous LED Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9O5L/I3KBY6MN/FLP9O5LI3KBY6MN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9O5L/I3KBY6MN/FLP9O5LI3KBY6MN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9O5L/I3KBY6MN/FLP9O5LI3KBY6MN.SMALL.jpg suziechuzie This is a fun and easy little tree that only takes a few hours to complete. It can take much longer if you really get into it, but the basic thing is pretty quick. The only item that might be a problem for you is the solder pot. It really helps to have one for this project, though you can still make...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
Custom Kitchen Island with LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Kitchen-Island-with-LED-lighting/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:40:16 PST
Neon Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Cup/
Neon Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/R20O/I34DZB3N/F2CR20OI34DZB3N.SMALL.jpg gizem evci I'm going to explain how to build a coaster with a sensor, that when you put a cup over it turns on a LED. For this project you will need to follow the next steps. 3D part i used for the 3D Part tinkercad.com ( you can build online 3D object)Build the coaster for the cup in a 3D file, and print...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 02:44:06 PST
Busy / Free Indicator Led Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Busy-Free-Indicator-Led-Box/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:01:46 PST
Animated Stargate Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Stargate-Pumpkin/
Animated Stargate Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SMALL.jpg _-MacGyver-_ Fellow Members of the Instructables Community; Greetings!I haven't posted anything in quite some time and thought I would share what I did for Halloween. The pumpkin has since rotted away and the wiring lies on the floor in ruin. I apologize for my lack of instructional pictures. I never intende...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 03:32:23 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standing-Lamp-w-Shelves/
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/KEQM/I32WJ40D/FUTKEQMI32WJ40D.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar If you want to try you hand at making a lamp this is a really great and simple project that combines a lamp with a piece of furniture. Storage shelves are always in demand and pairing that with a lamp makes a lot of sense. This written tutorial is a companion to the video to make the whole process e...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
Acrylic LED Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-LED-Christmas-Decoration/
Acrylic LED Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SMALL.jpg janth Winter is Coming... or calling for decorations. Since i still have access to a laser cutter in the Fablab Aachen, and enlighted acrylic looks cool, i decided to use acrylic and LEDs again (and having acrylic remnants from the CuckooTankard might have also have influenced the idea :-). You can also u...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:05:03 PST
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-with-Axial-Adjustability/
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SMALL.jpg orgajohnson I made a light bar for my new 160 sq ft. art studio. It is a DJ truss with vanity light strips, the novel project was to construct a clamp to connect the pieces. It is easy to grasp:1. cut a measure of 4x42. bore a hole through the middle of the 4x4 3. rip the bored 4x4 lengthwise4. attach the res...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:38:24 PST
DJ Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Christmas-Tree/
DJ Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SMALL.jpg FamousMods With the upcoming holiday season on its way, we decided we would make a Christmas tree to party with. This led to our 100 RGB LED, Arduino driven, Bluetooth, music responsive DJ Christmas Tree. In summary, the DJ Christmas Tree works by streaming pixel data via Bluetooth to the Arduino using LED ma...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:10:50 PST
Repurposing Coffee Maker as a Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-Coffee-Maker-as-a-Planter/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:58:19 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
Ultimate Night Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I am so grateful to live in the Bay Area where there are so many cool civic events focused around bicycles. Critical Mass, East Bay Bike Party, and I'm sure dozens of others I don't know about yet. Every time I had participated in one of these events, I was in total awe of some of the great night ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SMALL.gif sfrayne Four months ago we were screwed.But that's putting the cart before the horse - which as we all know is a no no. First, a brief background: I'm part of a volumetric imaging company, Looking Glass. We invented volumetric printing the previous year as a way to seed the ground for our big dream of dyn...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
3D Silhouette Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Silhouette-Light-Box/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:22:58 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RINX/I2TQZVCD/FXCRINXI2TQZVCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RINX/I2TQZVCD/FXCRINXI2TQZVCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RINX/I2TQZVCD/FXCRINXI2TQZVCD.SMALL.jpg Blockman301 Is cold air coming into your home? With this project you will make a small pocket sized tester that will test your windows, doors, etc. to see if cold air is coming in. This project uses the Arduino Uno and a ATMega328 microcontroller to find the average temperature using thermistors and see if cold...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
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://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/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/
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Smart lightbulbs cost your firstborn child. Which is a shame, because smart lights unlock tremendous potential for home automation, energy savings, and all sorts of cool projects.If only there was a way to control your lights without breaking the bank...And now there is! For $19 on Amazon, you can g...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST