Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - light - simple Fri, 6 May 2016 12:01:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Spring Vegetables Soup
Spring Vegetables Soup - More DIY How To Projects]]> HappyFoods This 5 Vegetables Spring Soup is easy, light, vegetarian, and perfect for any time of the year!Read more ...Enjoy our easy recipes!Visit our new website: www.happyfoodstube.comSo lets get cooking! Ingredients: 3 Medium Carrots3 Celery Stalks2 Large Potatoes1 Small Onion1 Cup Frozen...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:00:27 PDT
LightTee - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilydaub Shine a little light on any situation in this top! The LightTee can be modified and repeated extensively to suit your skill and taste. I have made a fairy sparkle top by simply interchanging the tee shirt with the bra and the extra fabric with chiffon (see the last picture). If you know Arduino, or ...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:27:46 PDT
French Toast in a Mug
French Toast in a Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers! It's Momo and today I thought I'd whip up a yummy breakfast treat for y'all. Mug cakes can get a bad reputation for being slimy and disgusting. But this French toast is a quick meal you can make under 20 minutes that is actually very good. I have been testing different recipes for mu...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 12:41:21 PST
Mini Copper Tabletop Tiki Torch
Mini Copper Tabletop Tiki Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpecificLove Mini Copper Tabletop Tiki Torch [Watch Video]Do you ever eat on your porch or deck? Well here is a great way to keep the bugs away with some mini Table Tiki Torches. These simple and great looking torches provide some useful decor to any table setting. They are also very easy to make.I went to the l...
By: SpecificLove

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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 09:20:52 PST
How to make Simple water level Indicator
How to make Simple water level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> balsuryana Do you want to make water level indicator for easy! Try this. This simple water level indicator no needs Transistor or IC. I Make this for another project! this can use for Water bottle, Water tank, or another things you want to use this The schematic Follow the schematic. You can use brea...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:22:30 PST
How to clean a dirty wall
How to clean a dirty wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> balsuryana If you have a dirty wall, clean it with Vinegar!You just buy vinegar for cheap than buying new paint!Just spray vinegar and wipe with clean cloth Thanks for look my works!
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:44:04 PST
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> rikuzenith This is my first electrical project ever, so I'll also try to make this instructable nice for other beginners to follow.I live in a small house where the laundry machine couldn't fit into the bathroom so it had to stay in the hallway. The water pipes have to go from the bathroom door, therefore it c...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00:40 PST
LED Jar Light
LED Jar Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moschtertaart I always wanted to make a Jar Light to use it in our garden in summertime. Since white LEDs with high luminosity are available realizing that simple LED Light is very attractive.To keep it simple I built the circuit on a breadboard. All the parts of the Jar Light are assembled with duct tape. Realiz...
By: Moschtertaart

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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:15:44 PST
Arduino Light Switch
Arduino Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaulMak In this tutorial we are going to construct a very simple light switch using an Arduino Uno, a photoresistor and a little bit of code to turn an LED on and off based on the lighting of your room. So let's get down to business ! What we'll need Here is a list of all the components that we are goin...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:44:28 PST
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Xyiro Have you always wanted to light up your desk in a futuristic/minimalistic manner?Fear no more, as the solution is finally here!GlowChips!This lamp unit can be easily made by almost anyone. The idea is incredibly simple and it's very easy to make. My desk has been lacking a light source for some time...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 09:29:30 PST
No Closet? No problem!
No Closet? No problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jasmin D My family and I were missionaries lived in Bolivia for 5 months. We lived in a house with NO doors and NO glass in the windows, NOt even screens(the second picture is our home made "closet"), with 2 other families 18 people. Now we are living in the US in a tiny cabin (great size for a couple) 1 b...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 16:00:39 PST
LED Star Light Garland
LED Star Light Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lanien So you want to make awesome lights that look like lit-up stars? You've come to the right place! So, for this project, you will need:for the creation of your own LED: Copper tape buy here Scissors Heavy duty tape or solder 3-volt coin cell battery buy here White LED Stickers (amount depends on...
By: Lanien

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:04:10 PST
Lasercut decorative night light (for tfcd)
Lasercut decorative night light (for tfcd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erikdaniel With the glowing sphere decorative night light project you can easily build a lamp yourself to decorate your room! Nonetheless we even provide you tips on how to design your own lamp using the same principle. Our aim with this project was to find alternative additive manufacturing techniques, that a...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:34:29 PST
Lighting Candles Using Noodles
Lighting Candles Using Noodles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ehlers_TV Today I show you how to lighting candles using noodles.Throughout the world, lighting candles is a sacred ritual. We light a candle for many purposes: Xmas, to illuminate darkness, dedicate prayers, solidify intentions, offer blessings, evoke spirit, and/or to nourish grateful living.The practice of...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 05:35:10 PST
Asian Inspired Poached Pear
Asian Inspired Poached Pear - More DIY How To Projects]]> GetFitwithMindy Check out this poached pear recipe. It is one of my childhood favorite growing up in China. It is light and tastes amazing both cold or warm. It is also quite easy to prepare and very healthy (under 200 calories, paleo, and vegetarian, no eggs either). Check out this 3 min video for detailed recipe ...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:16:22 PST
Illuminated Party Blazer (EL wire)
Illuminated Party Blazer (EL wire) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_MdR Oh snap! I forgot about the Halloween party I wanted to visit tomorrow, but didn't have a costume or the money to buy one! So there is only one solution: make one yourself. I always wanted to make a illuminated wearable, and therefor I had some EL-wire lying around. Just in one day I sewed it on a ...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:58:00 PST
The "Iluminatee" pyramid lamp shade made of paper
The "Iluminatee" pyramid lamp shade made of paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndreiG6 Make an awesome looking illuminati inspired pyramid lamp shade using only a sheet of paper and a marker.My lamp bulb died and I got a fluorescent one that was cold light(how foolish of me). I hated the greenish white color it gave so I came up with this hack. The lamp emits a purple-ish fuzzy color ...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 15:18:35 PST
PARTS LIST - More DIY How To Projects]]> tonytroubleshooter 1. Simple small flashlight 2. Two zip ties3. A bike helmet with multiple vent holes in it. Add 1st Zip tie To Bike Helmet loop zip tie, front to back of helmet, thru rear and center vent and tighten it down. Don't worry, only the other zip tie will need to slip underneath this zip tie. Add 2nd...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 18:21:51 PST
Maleficent Movie Costume Staff
Maleficent Movie Costume Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Maleficent Movie Costume Staff! ~Easy DIY for this fantastic movie prop!Lights up and everything! Supplies You will need: A 1.5 inch by 48 inch wooden dowel (about $4)Crow (I got mine from Oriental Trading)Polly Plastic (moldable plastic)Dollar store battery powered flicker candleRound orb/vase ...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 22:24:08 PDT
Floppy Disk Lamp
Floppy Disk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> AwabHassan A few days ago while emptying some old drawers in search of a memory card I came across some old floppy disks. I didnt want to throw them away and wanted to do something interesting with them. I eventually decided on building a lamp with them. Here's how I did it. You can see a video I made of it he...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:25:59 PDT
Automated Desk Lamp
Automated Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> geekandahaircut Hey guys! This is my first Instructable, and I'm entering it in the First Time Author contest, so if you enjoy it please vote for me. Thank you!This is an Instructable that will teach you to make an automatic desk lamp that will light up when the room it is in gets dark. I decided to make this becau...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:13:42 PDT
Crêpes with Lemon Blueberry Compoteêpes-with-Lemon-Blueberry-Compote/
Crêpes with Lemon Blueberry Compote - More DIY How To Projects]]> Anessa Petteruti Looking for a fancy, but simple, breakfast recipe? Don't worry, you'll love these simply delicious Crêpes with Lemon Blueberry Compote!Yield: makes 6 cr Ingredients - 2 eggs- 2 cups of All-purpose flour - 2 packets of vanilla sugar (or 2 tsp of vanilla extract) - 1 cup of seltzer water - 1/4 cup...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 06:07:31 PDT
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Did you know you can turn an old shoebox and some office supplies into a Smartphone Projector? Yes you can! It is a fun, simple and easy physics experiment that you could do at home. Learn and observe how light .The project has been around the net for a long time, but here's a brief and detailed tut...

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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Colour Changing LED Night Light
Colour Changing LED Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> DangerousTim I hadn't done a single electronics project for a month, and seeing my Arduino after so long made me pretty excited, albeit a little lost. I felt I needed a small, simple project to revive my familiarity with Arduino. This RGB LED night light was good enough for the purpose; I had all components in m...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
Arduino Party Lights
Arduino Party Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkarvonen Now this is a multipurpose project. Use it as a party light OR as a gig booster.Adding colors and manipulating the light sequence is easy thing to do. Check the video to see the project in work.If there is a VOTE patch on the right side of the project site, throw me a vote if you want :) Componen...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> Komal Manoj Thakur Turn your security lighting or task lighting on and off automatically each night with this circuit. It's easy to install. Components List 1. TRIAC BT136 or BTA162. LDR 3. 104 (0.1uF) Capacitor 4. 1K Ohm 1/4 Watt Resistor 5. DB3 Diac 6. Connecting Wires Connection Diagram Make connections as sh...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 10:03:33 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!!
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Prabhat Tiwari hii guys,yesterday i was searching the internet for a flasher or strobe which i would use to slow motion photography or simply fun!!! ;) but i couldnt find any cheap and reliable alternative for those professional strobe light.then a thought struck in my mind that probably i could make one at home u...
By: Prabhat Tiwari

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
LED using USB cable
LED using USB cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> TrầnB No introNothing to say Just Flashlight using USB cableJust simple =]] Materials knife (or stripper)tape LED (3V) LED (5V) Resistor (110V) or 2x resistor (220V 100ohm -parallel connect) Usb cable (default 5V) Power source Process Strip the wirePower wire is red and black one Red is anonde Black...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:12:17 PDT
Automatic Night Light
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ayush Naik Automatic night light control system needs no manual operation for switching ON and OFF when there is need of light. It detects itself whether there is need for light or not. When darkness rises to a certain value then automatically light is switched ON and when there is other source of light i.e. d...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:02:29 PDT
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> scratchwerk My addition to "-ies" movement. While waiting for another project to dry, I looked around the shop and came up with a simple idea. I have two ways to make this, one is quick, with no on/off switch. The other takes a little longer, but is still easy. Any small bottle can be used. It depends on what s...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:46:26 PST
simple ultra bright flashlight
simple ultra bright flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes I recently bought a pack of 60° 1 watt led lenses from eBay and wanted to make a flashlight. Unlike some of my other projects, I wanted this one to have some aesthetic value as well as functionality. But of course, it still needed to work well. After going through several piles, bins, boxes, etc of ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot
Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoyPeer This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.So, without further ado, Let's get started ! A chassis ! the first step and the base of any robot is a chassis. ...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
DIY designer plywood swing
DIY designer plywood swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> ferred1 This is the plyswing .In 6 easy steps i will show you how you can make your own one! Materials and Machines Materials :1 plywood +-1000x1000x18mm 2x180mm M10 threaded rods 4 lock nuts M10 2xcarabiners20 washers inner diameter 10.5-11 mm 2 pieces of plastic 8mmx20x80(rope 8-12 mm thickness): 2 p...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
Fun & Easy Mason Jar Mosaics
Fun & Easy Mason Jar Mosaics - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha I love jars. I have all kinds all around my house waiting for a purpose. I was very excited when I knew the Mason Jar Challenge was coming, the only problem I started to have was deciding what projects to focus on. For this Instructable, I decided to go with mosaics. I love mosaics because they can ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 07:52:01 PST
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino
Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> hkerr This is my first instructable so leave feedback in the comments please.When viewing lots of LED Cube tutorials it seemed like they were too complex and like they didn't give enough detail on how to build them. Also the pick controlled ones had very complex coding and complex wiring. Most cubes looke...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:23:33 PST
Light Printer
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a fun little project to build out of scrap pipe and an old mason jar. Another option is to buy the parts from the hardware store which should run around $50.This lamp was built from purchased ½” pipe and fittings. The fittings are generally bagged. The pipe comes with labels glued to the...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
Cheap PVC Pipe desk lamp
Cheap PVC Pipe desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brandon2255p A simple, cheap and quick to make lamp you your desk Parts list Gather all the following parts: 20mm PVC conduit 2x 90 degree conduit elbows1x Tee PVC conduit connector 1x in line inspection box 1x Switch A light or light fitting (mine came all in one) 3x 4x50mm nuts and bolts (optionally use b...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:03:45 PST
Floating Logo
Floating Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rajat Cool This is my first 'ible And i want to devote this to the site...This is about how to make your logo look interesting...I have used leds to make the water glow on which the logo will float...So I am going to start with some basic materials...Lets Begin Materials Required... Here's A list of materia...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:19:00 PST
Low Cost Light Diffuser
Low Cost Light Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Jeep tail light armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit)
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Super Simple Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!)
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> briandamge Hello! The woman needed a side table for her new apartment so I made her one from some salvaged wood, LED strip lights, and a couple other things. This project is also detailed on my own website,, but I'm writing a separate Instructable for all you lovely people. Since...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:57 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club Great way to light up the path to your door, back yard, party, or special occasion. These bulb lights are quick and easy to make and can be hung up or set on a table, walkway, road, etc. We used a couple different color LEDs to see the affect of them. Ally Cat liked the green and Kitty Cat loved the...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Simplest Line Follower
Simplest Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> eaglerobot This is an Easy Line Follower ..Which is based on simple schematics only just follow some instruction and make it is is very simple.. Making PCB Last week I finally got time to do a bit of work. I made my own PCB :). I wish I had learned this back in college. It have would saved me so much time....
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light
Minimalistic LED wall light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Anybodysguess I wanted a unobtrusive light that could be run all the time to provide some illumination in my room even with the shade closed. I have been putting it off for a while but when I saw the Lamps and Lighting contest I knew I had to enter!I am also entering in the Green design contest.Every part of thi...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT