Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - light - simple http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:40:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Low Cost Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Light-Diffuser/
Low Cost Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7SZO/I27GUFRH/FB97SZOI27GUFRH.SMALL.jpg jingle4 Light diffusers are used in film and photography to help diffuse harsh shadows from direct lights. You will find something like this in every film maker’s tool kit. This simple free standing design is low cost, portable and can be made in a few minutes.I’ve also included a video of the diffuser buil...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:55:55 PST
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-Night-Sun-Sensor-made-of-Potentiometer-LED-LDR/
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SMALL.jpg bastelking This is a tutorial for building a sensor, that indicates day, night and light intensity. Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WirePotentiometer ( to trigger sensibility of dark sensor)3 X LED in prefered colour3 X LDRPlug all together as s...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:41:17 PDT
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
Jeep tail light armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-tail-light-armor/
Jeep tail light armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9BAZ/I1B7OFDW/FVQ9BAZI1B7OFDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9BAZ/I1B7OFDW/FVQ9BAZI1B7OFDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9BAZ/I1B7OFDW/FVQ9BAZI1B7OFDW.SMALL.jpg bginoza Do you want to do something awesome to your jeep but you just don't have the money for a lift kit or a roof rack? You can awesomeify your jeep with some sweet caged in tail lights for a lot less and give your jeep more confidence in one fast tutorial. Lets do it.These particular tail light guards a...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:55:11 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
Super Simple Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Flashlight/
Super Simple Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/0YAD/HZ6T824C/FEZ0YADHZ6T824C.SMALL.jpg Collin Chidiac In this Instructable I will teach you how to make a simple flashlight! Gather Materials For this project you will need...Small light bulbAluminum foil9v batteryHot glue gunThats it! Bulb to battery Hold the small bulb horizontally on the negative lead and hot glue it to where it is still touch...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:31 PDT
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Themed-Side-Table-that-lights-up/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:57 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
Glow in the dark duct tape solar path light Sierpinski Pyramid Array style http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-duct-tape-solar-path-light-Sierpi/
Glow in the dark duct tape solar path light Sierpinski Pyramid Array style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/KUMQ/HW0FZ61O/FYIKUMQHW0FZ61O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/KUMQ/HW0FZ61O/FYIKUMQHW0FZ61O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/KUMQ/HW0FZ61O/FYIKUMQHW0FZ61O.SMALL.jpg kcutd05 Super simple fast table lamp. Glow in the dark tape or paint and solar path light Hi everyone,I just got my order from Shapeways (So cool!!! thank you) it came out very well. I had an idea on how to display your orders.Here is my thought, It would make a great conversation starter if you display ...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 13:36:02 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
Beautiful tap-light night-light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Here's a fun and simple project showing you how to make some tactile night-light/mood-lights that turn on and off when you tap them. They're cheap (less than $1 a piece), cool and don't take that long to make!*Update - June 4 2014 - add florescent luminescence and give an almost radio active glow to...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
Make Any Light Switch a Magnetic Key Holder (VIDEO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Any-Light-Switch-the-Perfect-Key-Holder-Light/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 15:28:59 PDT
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-Star-Jar-or-Portable-Night-Light-from-Old-W/
9-Volt Star Jar (or Portable Night Light) from Old Walkie-Talkies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5SDK/HVFKXA07/FHM5SDKHVFKXA07.SMALL.jpg Adalei I'm gonna be honest with you guys, I'm 24 years old and I still need a night light sometimes. I've had plenty of time to look into all sorts of lights, be it motion-controlled, light-sensitive, changeable brightness, etc., but none have had the charm or usefulness to suit my tastes. None of them are...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:32:42 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Light/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:34:43 PDT
Glow in the Dark lamp transition and other uses http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-lamp-transition-and-other-uses/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 08:40:03 PDT
Worlds simplest LED light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-simplest-LED-light/
Worlds simplest LED light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SMALL.jpg john mosier This is my first instructable with a really bad camera so don't judge to hard. Thanks, hope this inspires you to make this and do more with what i showed. Matierials 1. LED's (bought 20 from radio shack)2. Watch batteries (2 from radio shack)3. Masking tape (I hope you know were to get tape) As...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 14:48:07 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamps and light are a necessary part of every household, allowing us to keep playing, working, and living into the night. Since they can be found in almost every room of the house, I thought it would be fun if they could be themed. While recently at Ikea, I saw the Brån Lamp, a beautiful glass based...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
EDC survival tools and everyday useful items http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-survival-everyday-usefulness/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:36:47 PDT
Jar Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lights/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:01:36 PDT
Pipe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Light/
Pipe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/5C0M/HSTP25IY/FRP5C0MHSTP25IY.SMALL.jpg chriskauzmann This is a very simple project to make creative and unique lights out of standard available hardware. Step 1: Tools All you need is:1. Flat head screwdriver2. Box cutter (or other way to strip wire) Step 2: Supplies What you'll need: 1. 3/8" pipe threaded both ends 2. 3/8" T-joint 3....
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:12:41 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 PDT
simple cabinet led light with recycled power adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-cabinet-led-light-with-recycled-power-adapt/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 12:05:43 PST
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLamp-Easy/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
Music Stand Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Stand-Light/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:19:52 PST
How to control "stuff" from your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-stuff-from-your-PC/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:38:04 PST
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Radiant-Space-Heater/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:07:02 PST
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/9XA6/HCB8KP29/FTQ9XA6HCB8KP29.SMALL.jpg bhvm LED. Such a Tiny, Yet marvellous Invention. A Promise to make the Mankind Glow (Pun Intended). Here, I present a new Instructable using LEDs to create a versatile, Bright and universal lightThese lights work on any standard 5V DC source Like USB ports or Mobile chargers. Other option is to rig up th...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
Pumpkin Carving 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Carving-101/
Pumpkin Carving 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney This instructable outlines the basics of how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween.  You Will Need: Pumpkins Newspaper Sharp Knife Skewer / Other Sharp Implements / Etc Large Metal Spoon Large Bowl Marker, Pencil or Stencil Tealight Candles Matches or a Lighter Petroleum Jelly Pop the Top Cut a circ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:55:24 PDT
2 Minute Mini Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Mini-Flashlight/
2 Minute Mini Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SMALL.jpg A14 - Empty Lead Refill box - Wire - 3 LED's - 2032 Battery - Reset Button Connecting LED's, Switch and Battery First, I connected leds in parallels. Then open groove in the bottom of the container, next i run the wire through the container and make final connections.(Tape down everything) Test R...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:00:37 PDT
Steampunk Emergency Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Emergency-Nightlight/
Steampunk Emergency Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AKQL/HF23R86N/FRLAKQLHF23R86N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AKQL/HF23R86N/FRLAKQLHF23R86N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AKQL/HF23R86N/FRLAKQLHF23R86N.SMALL.jpg ElmarM I was watching the evening news, and it was reported that a line of spring storms were brewing throughout the mid-west. I used to live within tornado alley and I remembered how bad these storms could be. I also remembered losing power a number of times (not fun).   So, what happens when you lose yo...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 17:21:42 PDT
Led Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star/
Led Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/WEVT/HE7CPXLJ/FT7WEVTHE7CPXLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/WEVT/HE7CPXLJ/FT7WEVTHE7CPXLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/WEVT/HE7CPXLJ/FT7WEVTHE7CPXLJ.SMALL.jpg Bartuss Hello Everyone! In this tutorial I want to show you how to make a nice led "star". It looks great, and parts cost nearly nothing. I hope you have fun making your own! Here is the part list: -2 single core wires, can be detached from somewhere(I used old pc power supply wire) -6 LeDs (Can be any co...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:43:20 PDT
LED Driver (5 LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Driver-5-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:05:29 PDT
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Interchangeable-Color-Ambience-Lamp-Using/
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Fellows, I think I am being obsessed with lights and things which can be used to create awesome light effects. This time it is a very easy to make but elegant, stylish looking table ambience lamp. Believe me it's really easy. All you need is just some wooden or bamboo dining tab...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:07:39 PDT
PVC Camera and Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Camera-and-Light-Mount/
PVC Camera and Light Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/10QY/HD8TWMDE/FQ510QYHD8TWMDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/10QY/HD8TWMDE/FQ510QYHD8TWMDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/10QY/HD8TWMDE/FQ510QYHD8TWMDE.SMALL.jpg DanteInfernal I've been wanting to do time-lapses of my art work for a long time, but never had the capacity to record any art I was doing non-digitally.  When I bought a webcam I thought I'd found the answer but I realized I never had the right angle.   Because we're engineers and solving problems is what we do,...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 17:36:31 PST
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aeroplane-from-an-Aluminium-Can-and-it-flies-too/
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/QZRC/HAQ3CA36/F85QZRCHAQ3CA36.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This aeroplane can definitely be improved by measuring before cutting. I didn't do this and it ended up looking a little bit uneven. This aeroplane will fly, but only if you make it from an ALUMINIUM can. Most canned energy drinks use all-Aluminium cans. This model is not a scale version of any real...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:50:52 PST
Simple hanging light - flower pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-hanging-light-flower-pot/
Simple hanging light - flower pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/G5H3/H9T4CMD0/FFUG5H3H9T4CMD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/G5H3/H9T4CMD0/FFUG5H3H9T4CMD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/G5H3/H9T4CMD0/FFUG5H3H9T4CMD0.SMALL.jpg BuktopMKD Old wire lamp, made look good! Simple hanging light - flower pot - step 1 First get all the hardware you need: - drill (any kind) - hole saw (its attached to the drill) - flower pot translucent white(2$) Simple hanging light - flower pot - step 2 Second inspect what to do with the light socket...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 06:24:10 PST
make simple head light for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/make-simple-head-light-for-Bicycle/
make simple head light for Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SMALL.jpg 0cracker components: 3 white led mobile battery (out dated) 1" x 1 2" plastic reducer cover of plastic bottle wire switch 1 circuit place this leds on bottle cover place the cover in 1" x 1 2" plastic reducer connect mobile battery and switch.......
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 16:54:55 PST
reuse a shoe box to make a cool light projector (one image only) http://www.instructables.com/id/cool-light-projector-one-image-only/
reuse a shoe box to make a cool light projector (one image only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/K9VI/H8NA43CC/FBRK9VIH8NA43CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/K9VI/H8NA43CC/FBRK9VIH8NA43CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/K9VI/H8NA43CC/FBRK9VIH8NA43CC.SMALL.jpg donovan2themax5 actual image is a lot brighter. step: 1 what you will need step: 2 put in light and cut box step: 3 cut top of box and position cd
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:04:08 PDT
DIY LED Lanterns for Kids! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lanterns-for-Kids/
DIY LED Lanterns for Kids! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/OZ48/H8CVGCRW/FWIOZ48H8CVGCRW.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Hi! Tools & Materials Recommended: *Lasercutter (or an xacto and very steady hand) *3D Printer *Basic Soldering Equipment *Durable string *Coloured Cellophane *Cardboard *Paint or Markers *Two-Sided Tape *Hot Glue *3 AAA batteries and holder *Switch *Custom LED Circuit There are three files atta...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 23:11:29 PDT
$3.50 Flashlight + 20 Cent Upgrade = 500 Hour Run Time http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Cent-Upgrade-350-Flashlight-500-Hour-Run-/
$3.50 Flashlight + 20 Cent Upgrade = 500 Hour Run Time - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6PR4/H8AZ5EJ9/FHB6PR4H8AZ5EJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6PR4/H8AZ5EJ9/FHB6PR4H8AZ5EJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6PR4/H8AZ5EJ9/FHB6PR4H8AZ5EJ9.SMALL.jpg luxstar This flashlight will be perfect for your emergency preps. It will also make a great present for any kid. Kids love flashlights and with this one, you will not need to change the batteries every time they forget to turn it off and it runs all night long. This instructable is easy and inexpensive. W...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:04:18 PDT
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Power-LED-Under-Cabinet-Lighting-Great-/
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/XX22/H7W4T8GR/FY2XX22H7W4T8GR.SMALL.jpg ajmckay First off, let me explain that "High Power LEDs" should probably read "High Intensity LEDs".  By my calculations this whole setup uses about 23w of electricity. Anyways, after getting new kitchen cabinets and getting a nice shiny granite counter top installed it was time to get some truly impressiv...
By: ajmckay

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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:13:43 PDT
Motion Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Module/
Motion Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/UL80/GV0KKPSV/FMHUL80GV0KKPSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/UL80/GV0KKPSV/FMHUL80GV0KKPSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/UL80/GV0KKPSV/FMHUL80GV0KKPSV.SMALL.jpg randofo The motion module is the most complex photocoupled device used in Simple Bots. It basically is a light switch coupled with a motion sensing nightlight. When someone in its general area moves, this triggers the sensor, turns on the light, and causes the bot to move. This is a simple way to start addi...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 16:27:12 PDT
Blink Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Module/
Blink Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SMALL.jpg randofo One of the common modules used in making Simple Bots is the Blink Module. This involves photocoupling an LED to a bike safety light. When the safety light turns on, the motor turns on and when the light turns off, the motor turns off. On account of this, the motor reacts to the different blink patt...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:38:40 PDT
Light Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Module/
Light Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ECRF/GOIDHBV9/F9XECRFGOIDHBV9.SMALL.jpg randofo The light module is basically the Simple Bots light sensor in a rugged directional casing with two convenient wires protruding. By adjusting the size of the iris (clear opening), you are able to make the module as responsive to ambient light as you would like. By splicing this in series with your m...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:07:43 PDT
Simple Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Switch/
Simple Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SMALL.jpg randofo In building Simple Bots, we are going to use a series of photo-coupled devices called modules. But, before we can do this, we need a good photo-couple to use as a light-activated switch. To make one of these switches, we will be using a special OSRAM-brand photo transistor and any standard NPN trans...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:05:46 PDT
Light Sensing LED - PICAXE Version http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-PICAXE-Version/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:11:31 PDT
How to make a metal lathe knob turner http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-lathe-knob-turner/
How to make a metal lathe knob turner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NQY9/GY4RTOW0/FHLNQY9GY4RTOW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NQY9/GY4RTOW0/FHLNQY9GY4RTOW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/NQY9/GY4RTOW0/FHLNQY9GY4RTOW0.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 This is my finished  ball and knob turner. You can make knobs out of any material you want . Brass,plastic,aluminum,steel , wood .This style of turner i can create a ball  up to 1 1/4 inch round. Ball turner base plan Here are the plans for the base of the ball turner which goes into the cross sl...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 17:00:32 PST