Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - light - simple http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:29:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
simple cabinet led light with recycled power adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/U486/HRBNF0NJ/FYZU486HRBNF0NJ.SMALL.jpg zaksken Everyone has power adaptors that have no more use. From old laptops, portable phones and all sorts of portable machines. Don't throw them away !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Look for the 12volt and 9 volt adaptors. We can use these as power adaptors with 12 volt led light strips. what do we need ? ...
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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/
How to control "stuff" from your PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/3GGY/HPFUQINO/FIM3GGYHPFUQINO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/3GGY/HPFUQINO/FIM3GGYHPFUQINO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/3GGY/HPFUQINO/FIM3GGYHPFUQINO.SMALL.jpg riachi I work in a software company in Paris, I am not a developer, but more on the product management side of things (design, specification ,testing, quality assurance, support...bla bla), our client base is pretty big and their business is the financial markets, so it is serious when clients face a probl...
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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/
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7B3R/HP0CR3S6/FX57B3RHP0CR3S6.SMALL.jpg az√ľkiBEAN This is a simple space heater; and as the name implies, the heat source is a tea light candle. This is going into my camper, so it's actually fairly small.I imagine something like this being lit during a bath or shower to prevent the mirrors from fogging up -of course it'd have to sit next to said m...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:07:02 PST
DIY USB/Mobile charger LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
DIY USB/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 light These lights work on any standard 5V DC source Like USB ports or Mobile chargers. Other option is to rig up ...
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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
Gluten Free Crepes http://www.instructables.com/id/Gluten-Free-Crepes/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:14:07 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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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...
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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/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 17:00:32 PST
How to make a metal lathe tap and die Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-lathe-tap-and-die-Jig/
How to make a metal lathe tap and die Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/JE72/GXL5XVP6/FTXJE72GXL5XVP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/JE72/GXL5XVP6/FTXJE72GXL5XVP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/JE72/GXL5XVP6/FTXJE72GXL5XVP6.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68   This is the first project i have made on my new lathe . It is a easy way to Use a die to make threads or chase them to clean them up. My new lathe and mill  The first picture is my new precision matthews  12 x 36  metal lathe and the 2nd picture is my new precision matthews  pm30mv mil Tap a...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 10:31:14 PST
Ten minute Christmas Tree with light (no soldering) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ten-minute-Christmas-Tree-with-light-no-soldering/
Ten minute Christmas Tree with light (no soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NZI7/GW88LBGQ/FIYNZI7GW88LBGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NZI7/GW88LBGQ/FIYNZI7GW88LBGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NZI7/GW88LBGQ/FIYNZI7GW88LBGQ.SMALL.jpg pastecopy Do you like Christmas....a lot? Do you want to get into a Christmas mood? This instructable shows you how to create a simpel, cheap, and fun Christmas tree. All you is need ten minutes of time, some basic tools and parts. Let's get started! Watch the tree: http://youtu.be/qJJBUdHd4fk Need...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 07:06:28 PST
Make a simple USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-USB-light/
Make a simple USB light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YNJ2/GVXH5KJ7/F8EYNJ2GVXH5KJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YNJ2/GVXH5KJ7/F8EYNJ2GVXH5KJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YNJ2/GVXH5KJ7/F8EYNJ2GVXH5KJ7.SMALL.jpg CaptPikel I've recently acquired a "high end" soldering station so I find myself enjoying soldering lately. That being said, soldering always needs good lighting. I almost always have my computer next to me when I'm working on something so I decided to make a simple little USB light that was easy to manipulat...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 20:32:58 PST
Simple light seeking robot with 555 timing IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-light-seeking-robot-with-555-timing-IC/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:00:51 PST
Beauty Dish / Ring Flash How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Beauty-Dish-Ring-Flash-How-To/
Beauty Dish / Ring Flash How To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/IRM8/GQYG5NCO/F5ZIRM8GQYG5NCO.SMALL.jpg lucasonline4 This is my first instructable, and in it, we will learn how to make a mini beauty dish for your flash.  The materials are cheap and the method is easy .  I've started going into studio photography and I've come across many different lighting setups that involve pricey light systems that seem unnece...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 07:12:33 PDT
TV Backlight -usb powered- http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Backlight/
TV Backlight -usb powered- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/6FFA/GQ5Q4RZG/FVW6FFAGQ5Q4RZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/6FFA/GQ5Q4RZG/FVW6FFAGQ5Q4RZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/6FFA/GQ5Q4RZG/FVW6FFAGQ5Q4RZG.SMALL.jpg seligtobiason This project came about because I have a decent amount of LED projects around my house and my friend asked me if I could turn one of those into a light he could put behind his TV!  But he has his TV hung on the wall and didn't want to have any wires hanging down or anything that required being plu...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:09:33 PDT
Simple LED Circuit on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Circuits-on-the-Cheap/
Simple LED Circuit on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RSU1/GOW49HBO/FG6RSU1GOW49HBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RSU1/GOW49HBO/FG6RSU1GOW49HBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RSU1/GOW49HBO/FG6RSU1GOW49HBO.SMALL.jpg JimMcKeeth A short overview video: I needed to make 15 simple circuits with a light, battery and switch that could be easily assembled and disassembled multiple times for a Cub Scout camp activity. The light need to be bright enough to be visible in direct sunlight (working outside). And ...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:09:20 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
Simple and 0 cost irrigator light rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-0-cost-irrigator-light-rain/
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Wed, 18 May 2011 15:52:54 PDT
Your first electronic pcb/project http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-first-electronic-pcbproject/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 04:15:34 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
The World's Simplest and Cheapest Ambient Light for Your Television http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-Simplest-Cheapest-and-Easiest-Ambien/
The World's Simplest and Cheapest Ambient Light for Your Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/XVAC/GI03BQYR/F15XVACGI03BQYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/XVAC/GI03BQYR/F15XVACGI03BQYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/XVAC/GI03BQYR/F15XVACGI03BQYR.SMALL.jpg philip42 There's a real simple, cheap, and easy way to add ambient lighting to your existing large television. Just mount a small light bulb behind the television set. It's that simple. Diagonals My television is sitting on a table in the corner of my living room, positioned at a 45 degree angle...
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Wed, 22 Dec 2010 10:19:42 PST
How to Sharpen a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-a-Knife-1/
How to Sharpen a Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/K0LD/GFRWML4J/FRZK0LDGFRWML4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/K0LD/GFRWML4J/FRZK0LDGFRWML4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/K0LD/GFRWML4J/FRZK0LDGFRWML4J.SMALL.jpg ducktape.mac naturally, knives get dull from extensive use. commercial sharpeners can sometimes be pretty expensive. here's how to get a very cheap, if not free, and effective way to sharpen a knife. What You Will Need a knife of course a light filament-- you can get these at Lowes for a dollar or two. if...
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 13:01:35 PDT
Duct Tape PVC light saber prop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-PVC-light-saber-prop/
Duct Tape PVC light saber prop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/1SFA/GFRWOP79/FS21SFAGFRWOP79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/1SFA/GFRWOP79/FS21SFAGFRWOP79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/1SFA/GFRWOP79/FS21SFAGFRWOP79.SMALL.jpg mikethemaster123 YOU WILL NEED: DUCT TAPE ELECTRIC TAPE THIN CARDBOARD (OR PAPER, I USED A FROZEN PIZZA BOX) 17 INCH'S OF 3/4 INCH PVC PIPE    AND     10 INCH'S OF 3/4 INCH SINK TUBE (THE SINK TUBE SHOULD SLIP OVER THE PVC B/C THEY ARE BUILT BY DIFFERENT SIZE STANDARDS)   STARTING YOUR SABER/SWORD FIRST SLIP TH...
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:56:33 PDT
10 Minute Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Light-Diffuser/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:24:16 PDT
Ultra simple lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-simple-lamp/
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Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:18:16 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
Water Powered Calculator (Original) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Calculator/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 08:15:20 PDT
Led dimmer 2 channels http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-dimmer-2-channels/
Led dimmer 2 channels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/XKNL/GAPURNJ6/F20XKNLGAPURNJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/XKNL/GAPURNJ6/F20XKNLGAPURNJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/XKNL/GAPURNJ6/F20XKNLGAPURNJ6.SMALL.jpg syrax This is Attiny13   2 channels dimmer with 5 program modes and speed control: 1. Dim between 2 channels  2. Dim 2 channels together 3. Blink mode 1 4. Blink mode 2 5.Blink mode 3 Hardware Dimmer is based ot Attiny13V: - 1k flash - 64byte sram - 64byte eeprom - 5 IO pins Parts: 1. Attiny...
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Thu, 24 Jun 2010 08:09:53 PDT
The Smallest And Simplest Usb Led Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-And-Simplest-Usb-Led-Ever/
The Smallest And Simplest Usb Led Ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/CVGG/G8XPMF9N/FXDCVGGG8XPMF9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/CVGG/G8XPMF9N/FXDCVGGG8XPMF9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/CVGG/G8XPMF9N/FXDCVGGG8XPMF9N.SMALL.jpg qazwsx755 In this Instructable I will show you how to build the smallest and simplest usb led ever. The dimension are 19mm X 12mm X 6mm. Gather Materials Here is a list of things you need for the Instructable. 1-USB port PCB board 1-6volt led (IT MUST BE 6VOLT OR YOU WILL BURN OUT YOUR LED) Tools solder s...
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Sat, 5 Jun 2010 06:50:16 PDT