Intro: Pringles Can Flashlight
Stuck in the dark and need a flashlight? Well here's how to make one. It's a fairly easy project that should only take about 10 - 15 minutes to assemble. Here are the materials you'll need.
-D Cell Battery
Step 1: Cutting a Hole in the Can
First, take the Exacto knife and cut a hole in the side of the can as shown in the picture.
Step 2: Wiring and Switch
Wire the battery to the toggle switch and wire the toggle switch to the light and put the toggle switch in the hole in the can
Step 3: Cut and Tape
Cut a hole in the bottom of the can for the light bulb to go through and then tape the light to the can (as shown) and tape the battery to the inside of the can.
Step 4: Foil
To amplify the light from the lightbulb you need to put some aluminum foil in the can. Just get a sheet of aluminum foil and press it into the can till in hits the bottom. Then just poke a hole in the foil and put the bulb in the hole. Use duct tape to hold the foil on.