Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - light - lights http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:56:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dome Light Triggered LED Footwell Lighting for a 2010 Honda Fit http://www.instructables.com/id/Dome-Light-Triggered-LED-Footwell-Lighting-for-a-2/
Dome Light Triggered LED Footwell Lighting for a 2010 Honda Fit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/KTX0/HSVT9AKF/FBOKTX0HSVT9AKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/KTX0/HSVT9AKF/FBOKTX0HSVT9AKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/KTX0/HSVT9AKF/FBOKTX0HSVT9AKF.SMALL.jpg ecellingsworth This instructable details the installation of red-green-blue (RGB) LED footwell lighting in a 2010 Honda Fit. For this type of application, RGB LED kits and controllers are readily available for purchase on sites like amazon.com. I chose not to use a commercial kit for two reasons. First, that's n...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:16:36 PDT
Tron Suit Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Tron-Costume/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:44:23 PST
10W led security light hack http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-led-security-light-hack/
10W led security light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SMALL.jpg dtidbeaux Well i guess I'll start by saying that this is my first able, so be gentle (; lol. I always seemed to have a problem with my halogen security lights burning out. I wanted a simple, cheap, permanent solution. Led's seemed to be the way to go. Im fairly new to 120V electronics and am learning quickly,...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:35 PST
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/UFO-project-Color-Changing-Glowing-Radio-Controlle/
UFO project - Color Changing Glowing Radio Controlled Airplane - RGB LEDs are awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GD4W/HPKJBDP0/FPAGD4WHPKJBDP0.SMALL.jpg roballoba I love R/C Airplanes. I love things that light up. I love photography. put them together and you can play at night! This is just in time for the make it glow contest. ***********     PLEASE VOTE FOR MY INSTRUCTABLE IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE HERE  *********** Please favorite and follow to see upcomi...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 01:35:04 PST
Arduino Controlled Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Lights/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:29:47 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1200W-CFL-daylight-for-product-photography-or-/
DIY 1200W CFL daylight for product photography or video light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/2SR8/HHS9VCRD/F742SR8HHS9VCRD.SMALL.jpg kalmarattila Before I started this project, tried a few lights for my product photography what I found at home: desktop lights, 150W halogen reflectors, etc. But none of them are perfect for my needs. :( So I started to search DIY variants to build two lights for myself. I found these, and get the inspiration: ...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:12:29 PDT
Arduino Street Traffic Light - Breadboard Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Street-Traffic-Light/
Arduino Street Traffic Light - Breadboard Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0TNM/HH2VNY06/FOB0TNMHH2VNY06.SMALL.gif allhandsactive Build a simple Arduino powered Traffic Light with us! This instructable is meant to walk you through almost every step, but there are a few assumptions. Read over the intro and the first step to make sure you are fully prepared! This is the breadboard version, a more realistic traffic light will be ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 15:50:40 PDT
Charming LED Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Charming-LED-Flowers/
Charming LED Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL0L/H9T4Q7AV/FQZAL0LH9T4Q7AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL0L/H9T4Q7AV/FQZAL0LH9T4Q7AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL0L/H9T4Q7AV/FQZAL0LH9T4Q7AV.SMALL.jpg bhvm Oh! Lovely! Ain't that the thought that pops up in your head at a glimpse of those mystical flowers? Want to have them too? Stay with me and learn how to make them. Neat and nice. Get the parts! Here's what you'll need- 1Dozens of LEDs! Blue, Reds, Greens, White. More colours the better! 212V t...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 05:56:37 PDT
Light Up Lifts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Lifts/
Light Up Lifts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/55RV/HBXWS56K/FFT55RVHBXWS56K.SMALL.jpg electricthread Remember when you were 5 and there were those wicked light up shoes that your parents NEVER LET YOU HAVE because they were too expensive or some other lame excuse?  Well, fret no more! At Electric Thread, we were inspired by those light up sneakers, and decided to create our own "adult" version. A ...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:15:13 PST
18" Round LED Infinity Mirror Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/18-Round-Infinity-Mirror-Kit/
18" Round LED Infinity Mirror Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/SLQ4/HAQ3D9JQ/FR5SLQ4HAQ3D9JQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/SLQ4/HAQ3D9JQ/FR5SLQ4HAQ3D9JQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/SLQ4/HAQ3D9JQ/FR5SLQ4HAQ3D9JQ.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems This Instructable covers building of a Chromation Systems 18" Round Infinity Mirror Kit, utilizing a 48 Channel Mono / 16 Channel RGB LED Controller to control 5mm common anode RGB LEDs, 32x along the outside and an optional 16x positioned in the rear mirror. While most of the frame comes already as...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:06:23 PST
Replace instrument panel lights on 2000 - 2007 Subaru Impreza http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-instrument-panel-lights-on-2000-2007-Sub/
Replace instrument panel lights on 2000 - 2007 Subaru Impreza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S786/HAQ2UHZU/FY5S786HAQ2UHZU.SMALL.jpg bpw89 It's really frustrating when the lights behind your gauges burn out, because you can't tell how fast you're going or how much gas you have left! Luckily they are easy to replace. My car is a 2004 Impreza sedan. This procedure should be identical for all 2000 - 2007 models. Other Subarus will be sim...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 21:36:50 PST
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Interior-LED-Lighting-Multicolor/
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SMALL.jpg samalert Finally a super project you will like when daylight goes by 6 and dark side captures. If you like or this helped you get into your shoes or inspired to do something similar or more creative than please don't feel shy to VOTE ! I will be contesting for LED contest which closes on 7th Jan 2013 so plea...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:43:42 PST
Monovelo Monowheel LED modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Monovelo-Monowheel-LED-modification/
Monovelo Monowheel LED modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/8BSZ/H9K2FQFH/FOH8BSZH9K2FQFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/8BSZ/H9K2FQFH/FOH8BSZH9K2FQFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/8BSZ/H9K2FQFH/FOH8BSZH9K2FQFH.SMALL.jpg mohawkpiper I purchased a Monovelo Monowheel a few years back. I believe they were first seen in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The company that made them sold them to the public afterward. They come with or without leds in them already. If you get one with, you have 3 choices. Red, White, or Blue. I didn't like t...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:48:12 PST
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Lights-kit-XXL-Green-LED-Blinker-Kit-in-/
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SMALL.jpg powerman666 I built alot of these types of kits and mostly they don't come with boxes to protect the circuits. Alot of times they also don't come with parts that accommodate them for being in nice boxes either. So you'll have to buy some extra parts. For this project I bought the Traffic Lights Kit and the XX...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:55:14 PDT
LIGHTNING BOLT!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Outline/
LIGHTNING BOLT!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/FMKQ/H28RRV4Z/FNVFMKQH28RRV4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/FMKQ/H28RRV4Z/FNVFMKQH28RRV4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/FMKQ/H28RRV4Z/FNVFMKQH28RRV4Z.SMALL.jpg catherine39 This is how to build a 3D light up Lightning Bolt in just a few hours! Read all instructions before beginning. This is a plug in bolt. Materials These are the materials you'll need. That is a string of 100 christmas lights, yellow spray paint, gold glitter, a sharpie, a ruler, wax paper, cardboar...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 20:15:03 PDT
Arduino Internet Controlled Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Desk-Lamp/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:09:42 PDT
Soft Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Light-Box/
Soft Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/EUV0/GZLW9763/FJTEUV0GZLW9763.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/EUV0/GZLW9763/FJTEUV0GZLW9763.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/EUV0/GZLW9763/FJTEUV0GZLW9763.SMALL.jpg Neo420 I do a lot of amateur photography with my friends and family, and I have wanted actual photography lights for some time, but the price is asinine. So I checked out this site, and saw a couple of ideas that caught my eye. Yes, there is an instructable that I almost copied. But it was the best one, an...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 14:54:46 PST
Daft Punk Thomas Bangalter Helmet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Daft-Punk-Thomas-Bangalter-Helmet/
Daft Punk Thomas Bangalter Helmet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/6DC9/GZHJZBMX/F4C6DC9GZHJZBMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/6DC9/GZHJZBMX/F4C6DC9GZHJZBMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/6DC9/GZHJZBMX/F4C6DC9GZHJZBMX.SMALL.jpg FennecCooper Having the Guy Manuel helmet on hand, and looking at Volpin's amazing work, I began working on a Thomas Bangalter Helmet, why not have them both? ^-^ If you've seen my previous instructables, you will understand the process much easier, however, I encourage you to have a read at this instructable! ...
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:48:50 PST
CYCLOPS http://www.instructables.com/id/CYCLOPS-1/
CYCLOPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/Y5HL/GYGGN7LC/FS8Y5HLGYGGN7LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/Y5HL/GYGGN7LC/FS8Y5HLGYGGN7LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/Y5HL/GYGGN7LC/FS8Y5HLGYGGN7LC.SMALL.jpg hellboy Hello Here is Cyclops... all metal, shiny, very industrial. I can picture it sitting on baron Harkonens mantel.... I have been wanting to build a single digit Nixie clock for a while now,  I looked around the workshop and found a bunch of bits and pieces that I would start the design with, littl...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 01:17:34 PST
Class of 2013 LED banner/sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-of-2013-LED-bannersign/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 13:00:22 PST
Light Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Suit/
Light Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/9HY1/GWKKN6G8/FIZ9HY1GWKKN6G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/9HY1/GWKKN6G8/FIZ9HY1GWKKN6G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/9HY1/GWKKN6G8/FIZ9HY1GWKKN6G8.SMALL.jpg Will2MakesStuff Why build a light suit? Probably because I've watched tron a few too many times (the 1984 version of course). I'd just discovered arduino and was very excited, I'd made LED's flash and buzzers sound but now I wanted to make something new and interesting, the idea of a light suit popped into my mind....
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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 20:53:13 PST
DMX-512 LED Controller with LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-512-LED-Controller-w-LED-Display/
DMX-512 LED Controller with LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/J0L1/GVBCZPL5/FQUJ0L1GVBCZPL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/J0L1/GVBCZPL5/FQUJ0L1GVBCZPL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/J0L1/GVBCZPL5/FQUJ0L1GVBCZPL5.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems A compact, easy to assemble, LED Controller outputs TTL PWM signals for Red, Green and Blue LEDs. The PWM signals control LED Drivers (Output Boards, MOSFET/Resistor based regulation or constant current regulators), which are selected based on the configuration(current, voltage, type) of LEDs being...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:26:30 PST
Easy DIY Color-Changing Halloween LED Decoration Lights - Pumpkin & Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Color-Changing-Halloween-LED-Decoration-L/
Easy DIY Color-Changing Halloween LED Decoration Lights - Pumpkin & Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SMALL.jpg Oznium In today's Instructable, I'm going to demonstrate a 5 minute plug & play, easy installation of Oznium's Prewired RGB Color Changing LEDs as Halloween Lights / Candle Replacements &Decorations / Accent Lighting. What's so brilliant about these LEDs? They're 100% plug and play, 12V ready, built in re...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:01:30 PDT
Bias Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Lighting-Panel/
Bias Lighting Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IFHM/GTJ1XGTZ/FRBIFHMGTJ1XGTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IFHM/GTJ1XGTZ/FRBIFHMGTJ1XGTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/IFHM/GTJ1XGTZ/FRBIFHMGTJ1XGTZ.SMALL.jpg picodroid I know there are plenty of these on here, but I figured I'd take my stab at it. For those that don't know, bias lighting adds to your viewing experience while in low lighting by enhancing darks and colors on the screen, decreasing eye strain, and looks aesthetically pleasing when done correctly. It ...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 16:05:11 PDT
Salvage an Old Outside Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-an-Old-Outside-Light/
Salvage an Old Outside Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/I3TD/GTFK214K/FRWI3TDGTFK214K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/I3TD/GTFK214K/FRWI3TDGTFK214K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/I3TD/GTFK214K/FRWI3TDGTFK214K.SMALL.jpg adam.m.hoff My outside house lights were good at 2 things: producing blinding light and scaring the neighbors with their hideous 1980's styling. I knew something had to be done, but if your like me, you wont want to spend much cash, and you'll try to salvage what you can. No problem! All you need is some ratt...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 08:23:12 PDT
12v LED lights for Car, Home, Boat...... http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-LED-lights-for-Car-Home-Boat/
12v LED lights for Car, Home, Boat...... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/3QO7/GOW48XKZ/FOS3QO7GOW48XKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/3QO7/GOW48XKZ/FOS3QO7GOW48XKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/3QO7/GOW48XKZ/FOS3QO7GOW48XKZ.SMALL.jpg nicotrial Hi this is a way to make 12v led lights that can be used on any standard 2 pin 12 volt light for example your cars lights, inside your motorhome, boat or 12v home lights(like those for your desk or to light up your paintings or photos).. these are very common so you can replace them almost anywhere...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 18:33:01 PDT
Ikea lack plus (light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-lack-plus-light/
Ikea lack plus (light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WMZZ/GNNHPM04/FABWMZZGNNHPM04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WMZZ/GNNHPM04/FABWMZZGNNHPM04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WMZZ/GNNHPM04/FABWMZZGNNHPM04.SMALL.jpg mikemaj Everyone knows that table because it's the Ikea's philosophy essence for an extremly low price. Built from nothing more than 4 screws, air and wood fibers can withstand a lot considering how flimsy this material is. Here's how it's made: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/11/video-inside-an-ikea-f...
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Fri, 13 May 2011 13:36:21 PDT
Installing 12V Color Changing RGB Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-12V-Color-Changing-RGB-Lighting/
Installing 12V Color Changing RGB Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SMALL.jpg Oznium After reading this LED tutorial, you'll be able to easily install Oznium's Prewired 12V Color Changing RGB LEDs.  These small 12V 5mm LEDs pack an incredible punch of light, and effortlessly cycle / fade through multiple colors without the need for an RGB Controller. Also, with polarity protection...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 04:15:26 PDT
Neat Turn Signal Effects Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Neat-Turn-Signal-Effects-Circuit/
Neat Turn Signal Effects Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KNOV/GKS0VAKF/FPNKNOVGKS0VAKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KNOV/GKS0VAKF/FPNKNOVGKS0VAKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/KNOV/GKS0VAKF/FPNKNOVGKS0VAKF.SMALL.jpg ianrab Ever wanted some cool turn signal effects, but thought they were just for Caddies and Beemers? LOOK NO FURTHER! For about $25, this weekend project can turn your marker lights into a sweet set of turn-marker-combo lights! http://www.youtube.com/embed/mDSxSAiZOlE Description of what the circ...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:41:15 PDT
Flashing Christmas Light Door Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-Christmas-Light-Door-Panel/
Flashing Christmas Light Door Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZDN3/GJ7MQ5JJ/FMAZDN3GJ7MQ5JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZDN3/GJ7MQ5JJ/FMAZDN3GJ7MQ5JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZDN3/GJ7MQ5JJ/FMAZDN3GJ7MQ5JJ.SMALL.jpg grahambass This is a Christmas light door panel I made for a door decorating contest. I lost.  Anyway, I thought I'd post it here.  Mine fits the dimensions of the door, but you could make it any size, and use any amount of lights.    The advantage of using Christmas lights (as opposed to LED's for example)...
By: grahambass

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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 01:57:12 PST
High Power 3-LED Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-3-LED-Bicycle-Light/
High Power 3-LED Bicycle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/NE5L/GITHD67K/FTQNE5LGITHD67K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/NE5L/GITHD67K/FTQNE5LGITHD67K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/NE5L/GITHD67K/FTQNE5LGITHD67K.SMALL.jpg fryingwoks This instructable is created and provided by the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters' Society (EBC) (http://edmontonbikes.ca , http://www.facebook.com/edmontonbikes , http://twitter.com/edmontonbicycle ), a non-profit organization that supports all cyclists in Edmonton by providing advocacy, education, free ...
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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:27:11 PST
Outrageous Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Outrageous-Christmas-Decorations/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:47:09 PST
Bike Helmet Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Helmet-Lights/
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 06:37:36 PST
$30 Photo Studio Setup (lights) http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Photo-Studio-Setup-lights/
$30 Photo Studio Setup (lights) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L1S4/GFMCCSVN/FGCL1S4GFMCCSVN.SMALL.jpg beetlewing A while back I converted a spare bedroom into a photography studio. I have moved and given away the lights, but wanted to share the cheap and easy to make setup. The 2 light stands cost me $31 (total for both) including the clamp lights. They are made out of PVC and 3/4" dowels. You can point the ...
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Sat, 23 Oct 2010 08:16:28 PDT
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Proximity-Sensing-Coffee-Table-Module/
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SMALL.jpg grahmaustin This video can be found on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5n0rw8wo14 Check out the other one, and some other of my videos This is merely an instructable to explain how this device operates. I hope everything is not too obfuscated. This prototype consists of three 8x8” modules. Eac...
By: grahmaustin

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Wed, 26 May 2010 18:42:21 PDT
LED Dome Lights for your Dakota/Ram http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dome-Lights-for-your-DakotaRam/
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Tue, 20 Apr 2010 11:53:18 PDT
Lithium Rain Radiant Beacon of Righteousness (Blinking I-hoodie) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Rain-Radiant-Beacon-of-Righteousness-Blin/
Lithium Rain Radiant Beacon of Righteousness (Blinking I-hoodie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Z8IW/G23UMGJI/FWHZ8IWG23UMGJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Z8IW/G23UMGJI/FWHZ8IWG23UMGJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Z8IW/G23UMGJI/FWHZ8IWG23UMGJI.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad The only thing you can't buy from the shiney new Apple Store is an I-hoodie, an Instructablized version of the hoodie with light up logos of the instructables hand and the Apple Macintosh* logo. This is the Instruct-intosh version hoodie, well, it can be any garment or accessory like a light up Inst...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2009 09:54:32 PST
Awesome Twin Spotlamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Twin-Spotlamps/
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By: o0mouse0o

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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 05:49:37 PST
Anamorphic Lense Flares in Photoshop Elements (7) http://www.instructables.com/id/Anamorphic-Lense-Flares-in-Photoshop-Elements-7/
Anamorphic Lense Flares in Photoshop Elements (7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/JBPW/FZQ1GS9O/FR6JBPWFZQ1GS9O.SMALL.jpg digitech The Lense Flares included in PhotoShop Elements are great, but lets create a better, anamorphic one. The Elements Create a new project in Photo Shop with a transparent background. adjust the size depending on the type of application your working on. The Flare will be composed of the following: Th...
By: digitech

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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:30:14 PDT
Simple LED Room Decorator http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-room-LED-Decorator/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 02:34:05 PDT
Inexpensive DIY Under-Cabinet Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-DIY-Under-Cabinet-Lighting/
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By: dustinbolton

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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 20:20:27 PDT
claymation improvement http://www.instructables.com/id/claymation-improvement/
claymation improvement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RNTR/FTY4C1TW/FBQRNTRFTY4C1TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RNTR/FTY4C1TW/FBQRNTRFTY4C1TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RNTR/FTY4C1TW/FBQRNTRFTY4C1TW.SMALL.jpg shiboohi claymation movies are great and lots of fun to make but what if you could make them just a little bit better by adding simple emotions with LEDs you will need different colored LEDs (two of each) a small 3 volt watch batterya lump of clay making the figurines just make your signature clay figu...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:58:54 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
Custom size Christmas Star (for outdoors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-size-Christmas-Star-for-outdoors/
Custom size Christmas Star (for outdoors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44G1/G3KYAOQ1/FY644G1G3KYAOQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44G1/G3KYAOQ1/FY644G1G3KYAOQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/44G1/G3KYAOQ1/FY644G1G3KYAOQ1.SMALL.jpg gonzolo My mother lost her outdoor Christmas star due to moving and I thought to myself I have all the materials I would need to make one, so why not give it a try. The idea is to make a custom sized star to fit your or my application. If you are lucky and have all the materials laying around then you can ...
By: gonzolo

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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 12:56:52 PST
Build your own LTMT http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-LTMT/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2008 11:50:37 PST
Basic elements to night rides http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-elements-to-night-rides/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2008 02:54:30 PST
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
Arduino: Making a set of traffic lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Making-a-set-of-traffic-lights/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2008 15:40:18 PDT
FlashBack - Backpack, Camelbak or Jersey Integrated LED Bike Flashers http://www.instructables.com/id/LiteBack---Backpack-or-Camelback-Mounted-LED-Bike-/
FlashBack - Backpack, Camelbak or Jersey Integrated LED Bike Flashers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/ZYA8/FGSGU0YL/FZEZYA8FGSGU0YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/ZYA8/FGSGU0YL/FZEZYA8FGSGU0YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/ZYA8/FGSGU0YL/FZEZYA8FGSGU0YL.SMALL.jpg engineerable I often ride bikes that end up not having working LED flashers, either because it's a friends bike who doesn't believe in safety, mountain bike, or the batteries are dead again. Since I always bring my camelbak with me on rides, I designed some LED flashers that are integrated into the bag. Some o...
By: engineerable

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Tue, 27 May 2008 21:36:29 PDT