Glowing Box

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Introduction: Glowing Box

I'll show you how to make glowing box!!!

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Step 1: Materials

You need:

scissors
2 paper squares (the fist one with measurement 9 x 9 cm and the second one - 8.5 x 8.5 cm)
a battery
and a LED (it doesn't matter the color)

Step 2: Folding

1. Fold the paper to a half and then to a quarter.
2. Open the paper, and fold the corners to the center.
3. Fold the bottom and the top parts to the center line and unfold.
4. Fold the left and the right parts to the center line and unfold again.
5. Do a reverse fold as shown in the picture and cut the dotted lines (see the pictures).
6. Fold the corners A, B, C and D as shown.
7. Fold corners 1 and 2.
8. The box is ready...now make the same with the other sheet of paper.

Step 3: LED

When you're ready with the box put the LED with the battery in the box and close it.

Step 4: Ready

The box is ready to use.

Enjoy!!!

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    17 Discussions

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    Falleneagle
    Falleneagle

    10 years ago on Step 4

    sweet now if u could rig a way to turn it off without opening it....

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    spork969
    spork969

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Radio Shack is great for a single LED. If you want cheaper LEDs and more of them, buy online.

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    xwx
    xwx

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    you can get led from radio shack

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    heaveN
    heaveN

    11 years ago on Introduction

    This is a nice simple idea. I've created a few to place around my desktop for when i'm using my computer in the dark.. It creates a nice atmosphere! Thanks.

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    rerat
    rerat

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Tell us why this is useful? What can be done with it?

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    heaveN
    heaveN

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    It may not be useful, but many people like/enjoy things like this.

    I've created a few of these just to place around my room for pure amusement.

    "Instructables" -- The world's biggest show & tell.

    He made it, now his presenting it.

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    ficofeto
    ficofeto

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    you know? Some of the highest rating instructables are just things that are aesthetically pleasing.

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    GorillazMiko
    GorillazMiko

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Cool! I have a lot of stuff to do this now, especially since I got a ton of LEDs recently. Nice Instructable, I'll be sure to try this out. +4/5 stars. (added to favorites)

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    scopevisions
    scopevisions

    11 years ago on Introduction

    beauty is not always useful ... this `table is cool ! (are u using "thowies" in the tags??? it will boost the views) noce job. fill box with cotton it will make glow more even.

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    Badger_Man
    Badger_Man

    11 years ago on Introduction

    quite nice, ive actually done something similar, i putt a modded led trowie in a water bomb box, so it i shook it it would turn on or off.