Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - light - bright http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:27:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Hand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-1/
Hand Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/JO5O/HW8QRN01/FM5JO5OHW8QRN01.SMALL.jpg travderose I'm not exactly sure how this idea came to me but I thought it would be pretty cool to make a casting of a hand holding a lightbulb as a sort of desk lamp. So here it is! And you can do it too! I completed this project in less than a day never having done this before. It's not too tough to do, it...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:37:46 PDT
Bright Idea Lamp Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Idea-Lamp-Man/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:29:15 PDT
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This instrucable will show you how to modify a Dewalt 18v incandescent cordless light. The modification entails adding a 18V to 35V dc/dc step-up converter and a 8000 lumen LED. Materials ToolsDrill Dremel with cutting tool - To check out my homemade All purpose Dremel blade click HERESoldering ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBuddy/
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/KU1J/HVNV5MEX/FLXKU1JHVNV5MEX.SMALL.jpg ASCAS LightBuddy is a handy D.I.Y. LED necklace. It's a highly functional jewelry-gizmo that serves as a bright source of light. It's completely rechargeable and can be charged through any USB port.Intended Purpose:The project is ideal for illuminating dark areas for short periods of time. The 3W LED insi...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:55:02 PDT
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Glow-Blocks/
DIY LED Glow Cubes (Accent Lighting & Night Lamp) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5Z34/H9G12NSF/FR65Z34H9G12NSF.SMALL.jpg bhvm I love LEDs~! People who have been following me know this very well. Now here's a New one for you. LED GLOW BLOCKS! LED Glow blocks are a neat way to accentuate your Posh Living room, Add a fill to your Existing Lights, for use as a Elaborate and artistic Night lamp or a cool and Diffused light sou...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:24:15 PDT
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Light-Sensor-Kit-20/
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle An improved tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. Improvements include a custom PCB for easier assembly with better components, better component layout, and brighter LEDs.Please click below to support our Kickstarter campaign to make this kit available for purchase online!https:/...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 20:49:46 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
Indoor CFL Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SMALL.jpg Kymisko Winter is ending. Spring is almost here. When Spring comes I love to start some plants from seed in my garden. This year I decided to be prepared and not lose two weeks of valuable growing time by starting my seeds indoors, and that way they are healthy and ready to go by the time of first planting....
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 PDT
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Smart-Phone-Bike-Light/
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Tired of carrying all sorts of bike lights and forgetting to recharge them? Then just use your water resistant smart phone and have a bike light for any weather in your pocket! Great for use in cities or constantly parking and locking up your bike. Best of all, when your charge your phone, you cha...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:41:36 PST
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is for a bike tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. This can save a lot of battery power during the day where there are lots of shadows like tunnels, buildings, or trees where you want to be visible without having to get off your bike and turn the tail light on. It...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Car-Grille-Glow-Lights/
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SMALL.jpg bhvm You've seen in Sci-FI, games and on TV. Beautiful and powerful cars zipping past you, charismatic LEDs glowing and Shining. Dream? Not Anymore! With my Easy to follow Instructable, now add Dazzling LED Grille lights quick and cheap. Whole project costs near 250 Rupees (5 dollars) Next page please. ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:46:58 PST
Music Stand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Stand-Light/
Music Stand Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ZPGC/HPPSABV2/F6LZPGCHPPSABV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ZPGC/HPPSABV2/F6LZPGCHPPSABV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ZPGC/HPPSABV2/F6LZPGCHPPSABV2.SMALL.jpg YankeesFisherman123 Materials What you'll need is 1- 1aa battery case/adapter2- 1 clothespin3- 1 LED light from a toy flashlight4- 1 toggle or slide switch5- wires and a soldering gun Soldering Solder 2 insulated thin wires to the adapter, switch of your choice and light test to see if it works if not then resol...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:19:52 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
LEDify your bike's indicator lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-LEDs-for-your-bikes-indicator-lights/
LEDify your bike's indicator lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YXF6/HO0Q2Y32/FV8YXF6HO0Q2Y32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YXF6/HO0Q2Y32/FV8YXF6HO0Q2Y32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/YXF6/HO0Q2Y32/FV8YXF6HO0Q2Y32.SMALL.jpg dewdrop01 In this instructable I'll show you how to replace your bike's indicator bulb with power LEDs. I made this for my Yamaha 100cc motor bike beacuse it is the only vehicle that I own. However this project is scalable to car or even truck! So why you would like to replace your regular bulbs with LEDs. F...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:30:22 PST
Halogen to LED work light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Halogen-to-LED-work-light-Conversion/
Halogen to LED work light Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XT2R/HJAHZXHO/FIPXT2RHJAHZXHO.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 Halogen Work Lights are great, they are super bright and are nice a portable, most even come with a nice Tri-pod stand ! However if you have used one you know they are NOT perfect, first off most have two 500-watt bulbs, that's 1,000 watts total !! See Halgen lamps are in-efficient sending most of t...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:11:35 PDT
Bright Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Wheel/
Bright Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZETH/HIGFALMU/FW3ZETHHIGFALMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZETH/HIGFALMU/FW3ZETHHIGFALMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ZETH/HIGFALMU/FW3ZETHHIGFALMU.SMALL.jpg Raulables How to driving a bike at night without worrying about security a low budget economic Introducction / preview One can not always allow the latest technology and innovative products either on a whim or security, but as Einstein said "In moments of crisis only imagination is more important than know...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 06:26:00 PDT
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want) http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-too-Bright-Bike-Light/
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SMALL.jpg jguthrie3 A friend of a friend of mine asked me to build a rear bike light that would be better than anything he could buy (for a budget of $45). So I set out to build this light and I thought I might as well try to help anyone else out there that want to do a similar project. He rides road but there is no re...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:38:14 PDT
Rechargeable LED Work/Camp Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-WorkCamp-Light/
Rechargeable LED Work/Camp Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/K3Y0/H97JYCDE/FVWK3Y0H97JYCDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/K3Y0/H97JYCDE/FVWK3Y0H97JYCDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/K3Y0/H97JYCDE/FVWK3Y0H97JYCDE.SMALL.jpg ricoda Here's my first Instructable, A waterproof rechargeable led Light suitable for work or great for camping. It's pretty simple to make with a few materials and parts, most of which i purchased off Ebay. Any kid who picks this up and turns it on instantly becomes Darth vader waving it around like a idi...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 22:42:46 PST
Glow in the Dark & Bottom-Lit Platform Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Bottom-Lit-Platform-Shoes/
Glow in the Dark & Bottom-Lit Platform Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/2O53/H8MTNA8D/FPI2O53H8MTNA8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/2O53/H8MTNA8D/FPI2O53H8MTNA8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/2O53/H8MTNA8D/FPI2O53H8MTNA8D.SMALL.jpg dontstop1990 This is a really easy mod and totally fun to dance or do just about anything with. I searched to see if I could find any other bottom lit shoes on instructables and couldn't so here we go... I'm gonna make another instructable for this LED vest too which has a stroke sensor on the chest tha...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:33:29 PDT
100% Clear Light-up Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Clear-Light-up-Journal/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 21:45:16 PST
Cheapest Bike Light ever made http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Bike-Light-ever-made/
Cheapest Bike Light ever made - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth This is most probably the cheapest bike light ever made, aside from those that involve just sticking a torch on your bike. I had most of the parts lying around and I tried to recycle much of the stuff I used to make this. The only significant expenditure in this project was the pseudo Luxeon 1W whic...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 10:42:41 PDT
Super Simple Automated LED Wardrobe Lights. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Automated-LED-Wardrobe-Lights/
Super Simple Automated LED Wardrobe Lights. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/VEHV/GOTSYR0J/FJRVEHVGOTSYR0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/VEHV/GOTSYR0J/FJRVEHVGOTSYR0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/VEHV/GOTSYR0J/FJRVEHVGOTSYR0J.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves My wardrobe is like a deep dark abyss whether at day or at night. I had to hunt for my clothes using a torch. I had to find a solution to this problem which I feel might be faced by many others too...... So I came up with the idea of making an Automated LED Wardrobe Light that would save me the inc...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:07:10 PDT
Under Shelf Lighting On The Cheap (And it looks good!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Shelf-Lighting-On-The-Cheap-And-it-looks-go/
Under Shelf Lighting On The Cheap (And it looks good!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/Z288/GH632WE0/FSZZ288GH632WE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/Z288/GH632WE0/FSZZ288GH632WE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/Z288/GH632WE0/FSZZ288GH632WE0.SMALL.jpg xAxrules This basically comes from a small project I decided to do after fitting a new shelf and realising that there was little to no light underneath it, so in order to provide some light, and to make it look cool (it ties in with the theme of my PC) I thought I'd use some left over parts to make some cool...
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 08:47:00 PST
Super bright, cheap, and small bike light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-bright-cheap-and-small-bike-light/
Super bright, cheap, and small bike light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A6LC/GDNIZKG5/FTGA6LCGDNIZKG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A6LC/GDNIZKG5/FTGA6LCGDNIZKG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A6LC/GDNIZKG5/FTGA6LCGDNIZKG5.SMALL.jpg jimbo333 Disclaimer: I am not responsible for your actions. if you cut, burn, electricute or hurt yourself in anyway i am not responsible. always be safe and use the appropriate protection. safety goggles are recommended.  I lost my bike light a while ago, and now with shorter days aproaching i will have to...
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Mon, 6 Sep 2010 09:14:26 PDT
Recycled Gatorade LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gatorade-LED-Flashlight/
Recycled Gatorade LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/IWYM/GDTLSXIJ/FB9IWYMGDTLSXIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/IWYM/GDTLSXIJ/FB9IWYMGDTLSXIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/IWYM/GDTLSXIJ/FB9IWYMGDTLSXIJ.SMALL.jpg Electroinnovation This is an LED flashlight I made for the LED contest. It uses either 6 or 10 LED's and has a metallic semi-dome to direct the light forwards and conserve as much light as possible. It is fairly compact and lasts a long time on a single 9v battery. Please vote for my instructable when the contest beg...
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Sun, 29 Aug 2010 13:43:27 PDT
Maglite Flashlight Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/Maglite-Flashlight-Organization/
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Wed, 4 Aug 2010 11:19:38 PDT
AquaLight - Water Bottle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaLight-Water-Bottle-Flashlight/
AquaLight - Water Bottle Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7TBA/GC7F5SNI/FNP7TBAGC7F5SNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7TBA/GC7F5SNI/FNP7TBAGC7F5SNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7TBA/GC7F5SNI/FNP7TBAGC7F5SNI.SMALL.jpg Alexizupinhea Have you ever shined a flashlight around the house and noticed how beautiful it looks under a glass of water? Now you can capture that beauty in a water bottle of your choice! So, build your AquaLight today! AquaLight is a portable flashlight you may use around the house to gently light up an entir...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 06:03:11 PDT
Expo-marker Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-with-Light/
Expo-marker Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/460W/GC4G8KOX/FFZ460WGC4G8KOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/460W/GC4G8KOX/FFZ460WGC4G8KOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/460W/GC4G8KOX/FFZ460WGC4G8KOX.SMALL.jpg mossimo3 Perhaps you need a tool to find your socks at night, navigate a dark cave, or create light art; whatever the case may be the marker-light provides plenty of portable light at the flip of a cap. Its inconspicuous design can fool anyone and when the cap is inserted into the back a powerful LED is acti...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 08:48:09 PDT
Magna-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magna-Light/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 15:21:17 PST
Powerful video light under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-video-light-under-100/
Powerful video light under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/2KHT/G3E27ZWR/FEE2KHTG3E27ZWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/2KHT/G3E27ZWR/FEE2KHTG3E27ZWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/2KHT/G3E27ZWR/FEE2KHTG3E27ZWR.SMALL.jpg alphatrio I'm not satisfied with the LED video lights out there in term of cost versus light output. I bought various LED video light but none live to expectation. So the only alternative is to build one myself. One that can run at 12V by battery belt or AA batteries. Here's what the final product looks like....
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 21:55:04 PST
Awesome Twin Spotlamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Twin-Spotlamps/
Awesome Twin Spotlamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EEN5/G1YQHVJO/FO9EEN5G1YQHVJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EEN5/G1YQHVJO/FO9EEN5G1YQHVJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/EEN5/G1YQHVJO/FO9EEN5G1YQHVJO.SMALL.jpg o0mouse0o They say that necessity is the mother of all invention.......Well its winter daylight hours now and I need to keep fit and for me that's cycling in the dark.I need new bike lights to illuminate the path ahead as I cycle on a lot of unlit and badly maintained cycle paths and I also need to increase m...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 05:49:37 PST
Bright Rechargable Headlight for Your Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Headlight-for-Your-Bike/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 20:58:56 PST
The 'Brightvan' http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Brightvan/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2009 18:41:03 PST
Bright Led Cluster http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Led-Cluster/
Bright Led Cluster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/JANI/FWI9VG3Z/F4DJANIFWI9VG3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/JANI/FWI9VG3Z/F4DJANIFWI9VG3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/JANI/FWI9VG3Z/F4DJANIFWI9VG3Z.SMALL.jpg joey2point0 In this Instructable I will show you how to make a 7 led cluster. Hopefully this will be very simple for you, it was for me, but very affective. also building this can have many many uses. Material The materials are very simple they are: -7 LEDs 5mm (I will be using blue 3.4 volt ones) -block o...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 19:16:59 PDT
MOTORISED LED CRYSTAL LIGHT SHOW WITH VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTORISED-LED-CRYSTAL-LIGHT-SHOW/
MOTORISED LED CRYSTAL LIGHT SHOW WITH VIDEO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7HOA/FVS7LB5F/F0L7HOAFVS7LB5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7HOA/FVS7LB5F/F0L7HOAFVS7LB5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/7HOA/FVS7LB5F/F0L7HOAFVS7LB5F.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless This instructable will give you a medium understanding on how to make a motorised crystal light show. It is quite a beautiful machine and please vote for it in the GET THE LED OUT COMP. I am also not good at drawing schematics :). Also sorry for not going into too much detail and the C+ photos. Anyw...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 00:54:52 PDT
{THE LED LIGHTBULB} http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-LED-LIGHTBULB/
{THE LED LIGHTBULB} - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/F8GX/FUI0UEUW/FTSF8GXFUI0UEUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/F8GX/FUI0UEUW/FTSF8GXFUI0UEUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/F8GX/FUI0UEUW/FTSF8GXFUI0UEUW.SMALL.jpg aandre With energy at shortage, we strive to conserve. Although we attempt to buy the greenest electronics and turn them off as much as we can, we still find ourselves with those energy wasting incandescent bulbs or those mercury infested CFLs. The immediate solution that comes to mind to switch to LED l...
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Sun, 10 May 2009 22:36:21 PDT
Very Bright PVC Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Bright-Eco-Friendly-Light/
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Sat, 9 May 2009 13:04:25 PDT
Bright light soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-light-soldering-iron/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2009 23:29:14 PDT
Giant 100mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-100mm-LED/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 16:23:20 PST
Festive Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Flash-Light/
Festive Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/G3EG/FOVX13TU/FXPG3EGFOVX13TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/G3EG/FOVX13TU/FXPG3EGFOVX13TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/G3EG/FOVX13TU/FXPG3EGFOVX13TU.SMALL.jpg The Red Button A flash light made from a 9v and a christmas tree light. I plan to give some as presents :D Materials Materials:9V BatteryChristmas Light (small kind)TapeWiresTools:Scissors Attach Light Take the shorter wire from the Christmas Light and attach it to the positive contact of the 9v battery. "...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 13:17:57 PST
Commuting and Trail Riding Bicycle Helmet Lighting Solution... http://www.instructables.com/id/Commuting-and-Trail-Riding-Bicycle-Helmet-Lighting/
Commuting and Trail Riding Bicycle Helmet Lighting Solution... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SMALL.jpg callmesuperman I am an Alaskan, all weather, year round bicycle commuter. I ride approximately 29 miles per day, round trip. My commute consists of approximately 6 miles of semi lighted Bicycle/Sidewalk on a thoroughfare, 6 miles of sparsely lit Bike lane roadway riding, 10 miles of intermittently lighted paved ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 14:02:10 PST
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-bike-light-on-the-quick-and-cheap/
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SMALL.jpg goodgnus This is a quick and easy one. A front bike light for your helmet, it goes where you go and shines where you look! No more multiple handlebar mounts on different bikes, broken handlebar mounts, cumbersome external batteries, etc. After breaking several cheap plastic mounts I'd had enough of bike mo...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 10:10:55 PST
Razor Scooter Underglow Double Mod (UPDATED)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Scooter-Underglow-Double-Mod/
Razor Scooter Underglow Double Mod (UPDATED)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EQXK/FHPW0SCQ/FYBEQXKFHPW0SCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EQXK/FHPW0SCQ/FYBEQXKFHPW0SCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EQXK/FHPW0SCQ/FYBEQXKFHPW0SCQ.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos A few months ago, I dug up my Razor scooter out of the garage. I took it all apart, cleaned and lubed it, than put it back together. It looked nice and shiny, but I wanted something more. Then I saw the Let it Glow contest and had an idea. I had wanted to try a project with Electroluminescent (E...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 18:31:30 PDT
Mini Maglite LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Maglite-LED-Hack/
Mini Maglite LED Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1PR1/FHQPF2XF/FAU1PR1FHQPF2XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1PR1/FHQPF2XF/FAU1PR1FHQPF2XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1PR1/FHQPF2XF/FAU1PR1FHQPF2XF.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos I recently found a Mini Maglite flashlight in one of my dad's desk drawers. I replaced the old batteries and attempted to turn it on. As it turned out, the bulb was dead (at that time I didn't realize that I had a replacement bulb). I wanted it working and looking cool, so I went to Radioshack a ...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:46:40 PDT
Make Your Own Custom Glowing Etches http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Custom-Glowing-Etches/
Make Your Own Custom Glowing Etches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QOYZ/FHJMR4EY/FTNQOYZFHJMR4EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QOYZ/FHJMR4EY/FTNQOYZFHJMR4EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QOYZ/FHJMR4EY/FTNQOYZFHJMR4EY.SMALL.jpg benthekahn I will be showing people how to make a glowing design track-board-thing with only a few things. The idea for this came from this instructable by SLIMGUY379 Materials 1. Some 1/4 inch(or thicker but 1/4" is best) plexi glass. You will only need 1.5"/1.5" pieces2. LEDs. Small 1/8" ones. Any color.3...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2008 23:55:48 PDT
Light Bar Ambient Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-Ambient-Lighting/
Light Bar Ambient Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AIFP/FGRLD2SA/F3BAIFPFGRLD2SA.SMALL.jpg QuackMasterDan A light bar can brighten your house through the use of ambient lighting. You can lighten up hallways, add a fading glow effect behind your entertainment center, create new patterns in light graffiti or simply add a light source to your house. There are endless possibilities for lighting with a light...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:28:01 PDT
Make Your Schools Noticeboard REALLY Noticable http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Schools-Noticeboard-REALLY-Noticable/
Make Your Schools Noticeboard REALLY Noticable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6VX9/FFRD8UE7/FTO6VX9FFRD8UE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6VX9/FFRD8UE7/FTO6VX9FFRD8UE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6VX9/FFRD8UE7/FTO6VX9FFRD8UE7.SMALL.jpg Da_Fudge Make a boring old noticeboard really eye catching at a cheap price.One day, I was sitting in class, doing my work (cough, cough, talking, cough) and my science teacher called me outside. Bugger, I thought. But no, he actually wanted me to build him something. WTF!? My teacher wants me to make him so...
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Wed, 21 May 2008 23:04:31 PDT
Film Canister LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-LED-Flashlight/
Film Canister LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J4PY/FFAOSH9O/FJRJ4PYFFAOSH9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J4PY/FFAOSH9O/FJRJ4PYFFAOSH9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J4PY/FFAOSH9O/FJRJ4PYFFAOSH9O.SMALL.jpg comodore In this Instructable I will show you how to make a flashlight out of an old, 35mm, film canister and some ultra-bright LEDs! You don't need to spend 10$ on a flashlight that isn't even that bright. For 4$ or less, depending what you have lying around the home, you can make a really bright LED flash ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 12:52:49 PDT