Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - popular Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:35:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wire Flower Lamp
Wire Flower Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> watchmeflyy Flower-making has been dominating my creative urges recently. My first was the Literary Light-Up Flower, which I made to test out flower-making from paper glued to a wire frame. The next flower was from Dyeing Paper: An Exploration, which was made to test out color blending with food coloring for th...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:05:52 PST
How to Install an E27 Lampholder
How to Install an E27 Lampholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> made2hack In this instructable, I install an E27 Lampholder to a lamp and install all of the wiring. This is an E27 lampholder, also known as an Edison screw. It works with traditional incandescent bulbs, CFL bulbs and newer LED bulbs. E27 lampholders sometimes get stuck in a locked safety position and nee...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 06:32:53 PDT
Halloween Sparkleball
Halloween Sparkleball - More DIY How To Projects]]> sparkleball_lady For Halloween I decided to repurpose an old sparkleball. I took it apart, washed the cups, and got supplies ready.drill plier stapler + staplesblack acrylic paint150 orange and black lightsziptie + hook for hanging50 recycled solo-style 9 oz plastic cups Pour a little black paint into a tray. Di...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 16:35:36 PDT
Modern 5-elements LED Lamp (bars)
Modern 5-elements LED Lamp (bars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> QAmakes We have that one room in our house where we are only a couple minutes a day but when we are there we need good lights. At the moment there is just a simple light bulb and that doesn't give enough light. We don't like simple TL-lamps but we also didn't want to spend much money at design lamps so I de...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:21:35 PDT
Vintage Circular Saw Table Lamp
Vintage Circular Saw Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jaw6667 What do you do with old junk you have laying around? While the trash is always a option some things seem too cool to throw away even though they may no longer be useful for their original purpose. I purchased a vintage Black and Decker circular saw on years ago thinking it would b...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 13:14:48 PDT
Laser cut hanging lamp shade
Laser cut hanging lamp shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> mfranck Here is a frosted acrylic lamp shade that fits on an Ikea light cord. The design is something between a flower and a klingon bat'leth, just like you always wanted. You're welcome.This instructible focuses on the design process, but I've also included the file so you can build your own!To make this l...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:57:22 PDT
$10 LED Shop Light
$10 LED Shop Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> RedB2 I went into a certain Big Box Club store and saw what seemed like the perfect idea. LED shop lights! What shop doesn't need more light, right? But upon closer inspection I saw that these $40 lights were little more than two plastic tubes with a single row of LED strip lights in each. I had done ...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 22:01:00 PDT
LED Light Tower
LED Light Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArthurGuy I recently watched a play and as part of the set they had these very tall and thin display screens which moved around. I wasn't going to be able to replicate the display side of it but I thought it would be cool to see if a light of the same shape would look any good. The frame is made from MDF an...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:49:35 PDT
DIY Wood in Concrete DESK Lamp
DIY Wood in Concrete DESK Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> diycreators I am a big fan of blending materials, and I want to show you how approachable this project can be. I think this process can open up a world of ideas for your next project. With a few simple materials and a few hours of your time you too can create an amazing lamp or planter from concrete.Melamine Ho...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 06:29:01 PDT
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier
Lumitourni lamp. Sculptural (and dangerous) wood turning by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier I like to push the manufacturing process to the extreme. My friend Gabriel Beaulieu makes african djembe as a part time job so he is a real pro with the wood lathe. We were thinking of new ways to use this great tool and came up with this complexe shape : Everything seems a lot more simple ...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:53:37 PST
Cheap solar garden light hack
Cheap solar garden light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> GregW20 I purchased several of these little solar garden lights from Walmart for 97 cents each. From past experience I know that if you can get these to function for more than a month, consider yourself very lucky. The light output is very weak, and the rechargeable batteries they put in these are the chea...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:32:29 PDT
Simple Motion Sensor light
Simple Motion Sensor light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amit_Jain I keep forgetting to switch-off bathroom lights and my wife loves to remind me"you left the lights on again ". So built this simple motion sensor switch that detects that I have done my business and no longer in the room, switches off light. There are many complex circuits out there. I hope I may ha...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 02:38:47 PDT
Japanese Style Desk Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zachary Goode I had some walnut scraps laying around that I wanted to use for something instead of throwing away, but couldn't think of a use for them. I remembered seeing a similar lamp to what I have made when I visited Little Tokyo in LA and liked the symmetrical, minimalist look of it. This seemed like a pe...
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Wed, 8 May 2019 11:38:41 PDT
VHS DECORATION LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> zolten Do you have a lot of old VHS ?!? You don't know what to do with?!?!? Maybe you can do the same, a VHS DECORATION LAMP. This is better to use these old tapes than to put it in the trash . I will show you how to do...(If you want to use your tapes again, don't do this instructable) For this first st...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:52:10 PDT
LED Lamp From Lighters
LED Lamp From Lighters - More DIY How To Projects]]> somefromnon This time I will show you, how to make a simple LED lamp from lighters.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. Attention: the best and recommended way is to use empty lighters, because gas inside is flammable. Light source mus generate heat lit...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 03:44:49 PDT
Homemade Clamps From Plastic Pipe
Homemade Clamps From Plastic Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson You can never have enough clamps, especially when building a boat. Here's Platt Monfort's method of making your own from plastic pipe. Any plastic pipe will work. This is black ABS. Polypro would be nice. Never use PVC for anything. Get the size and thickness of pipe to match your clamping need...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 18:23:00 PDT
Blue Bawls automatic LED light
Blue Bawls automatic LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> abbtech Ok get your mind out of the gutter. I am talking about the beautiful blue glass bottle that the Bawls soft drink comes in. I tried one the other day and thought the glass bottle could be used for something interesting. At first I was just going to stick an LED into it, but I wanted something a bit m...
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Wed, 12 Apr 2006 08:06:36 PDT
Coconut lamp
Coconut lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mizzil How to make a lamp with green waste? Two pieces of driftwood and a coconut, that's all you need to make a unique and beautiful lamp. Materials:coconutdriftwoodlightbulblightbulb socketelectrical wire with a switch2 screwsdifferent size of glassesTools: Dremel drilldrill bitsAs you will see englis...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:56:02 PDT
Lamps From Large Valves
Lamps From Large Valves - More DIY How To Projects]]> bekathwia These large stainless steel valves came from an old hydroelectric plant. They are quite handsome and had great potential to become awesome lamps, but a few major issues were holding them back. The first was that the valves didn't stand sturdily on their own, and needed stabilization at the base. The...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 19:10:52 PDT
Making a 120V LED C7 bulb
Making a 120V LED C7 bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lynxspring I wanted a blue LED light bulb for our water dispenser. So I decided to make one. You need... 3 blue or white LEDs 1 100K 1/2W resistor 1 1N4004 Diode 1 dead (or not) C7 socket light bulb 3 inch of 1/2 " shrink tube some hot glue Soldering Iron Pliers Paper tube (paper towel or toilet paper tube...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 18:48:52 PDT
Bubble Christmas Light Repair
Bubble Christmas Light Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> JmsDwh When I was a kid, my mom had a few strings of these bubble lights and they were my favorite lights on the tree. Now that I have my own family, I still love these bubble lights and my kids do too. Unfortunately, they are hard to find and sometimes they can burn out or lose their liquid. I happened t...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 22:51:41 PST
led homemade heatsink
led homemade heatsink - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomelumens Small leds of 1watt are now commonly available which require a small heat sink. cheapo led when bought with attached heat sink almost costs double, so I decided to built some homemade heat sink with worn away parts.list of parts required=1.Hammer2.Big sand paper3.Iron cutting hand blade4.Aluminium p...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:49:57 PDT
Concrete stackable lamp
Concrete stackable lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> fromeo The basic idea is to have multiple concrete cubes making light from one side and having power on the bottom and on the top. this way you can stack multiple lamps given the correct voltage and amps every time you add a lamp. The wooden enclosure to make the concrete dry in and have the shape.leave ...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 09:57:49 PDT
Bottle Lights
Bottle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> SteveQuinn My wife recently purchased some submersible Led lights with the intention of placing them into an 'empty' Bombay Sapphire Gin bottle.Not being shy of a challenge I set to work acquiring the target bottle!The rest of the Instructable documents how I managed to shoehorn the lights in. My wife placed...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 14:14:29 PDT
Rock Salt Lamp
Rock Salt Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 I swore that I'd never work with salt again but here I am. This is made from a block of Himalayan salt and some bloodwood. I've seen many salt lamps, but I've never seen one with more or less clean lines before. A viewer sent me a picture of his, and I have to say it piqued my interest! The cracke...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 13:52:17 PDT
Wirelessly-Charged Epoxy LED Cube Lamp
Wirelessly-Charged Epoxy LED Cube Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Modustrial Maker This portable LED cube light is made from solid epoxy resin and is powered by a battery, so it has a ton of uses -- a mood light, a party light, a night light, etc. Basically, it is just fun and mesmerizing to watch :) As icing on the cake, it has a wireless charging receiver built in to it, making ...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2019 23:17:28 PST
Reclaimed Industrial Beam Chandelier
Reclaimed Industrial Beam Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> dwagner1 I have always been fascinated with reclaimed beam lights. I recently made one and here is the story of how I did it and hopefully will help someone else who is interested in doing this as well. The first step is getting the right piece of lumber. I found a small local business who specializes in t...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 05:47:29 PDT
easy & cheap hanging jar light
easy & cheap hanging jar light - More DIY How To Projects]]> RonnyK I saw a bunch of these hanging together in a restaurant (Straw) by my house and decided to try and make one. I took the easy route and got the pre-assembled light socket and cord from ikea for pretty cheap. If you can't get to an ikea you can definitely take a trip to the hardware store and assemble...
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 16:29:45 PST
DIY wall lamp / sconce with a shelf made with hand tools
DIY wall lamp / sconce with a shelf made with hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace I have a very small living room which means I don't have any room for end tables and I don't have a place to put table lamps or floor lamps. So to add more lighting, I came up with this design for wall sconces that incorporates a shelf that can double as small end tables. I made them using standard ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:34:02 PDT
Vintage Steampunk Lamp
Vintage Steampunk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gunther45 This Instructable is not so much as a step by step on how to make one. It's a box with a light bulb! , but to give ideas to other people  who might want to build something similar or build steampunk items. I am not an organized person and some of the steps such as staining take a long time , I would...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 14:06:58 PDT
Vintage Ceiling Fixture to Steampunk-esque Table Lamp
Vintage Ceiling Fixture to Steampunk-esque Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmbientWares I found this old ceiling fixture at a local thrift store sitting upside down on the shelf. It immediately struck my eye as being “right side up” and just as quickly the idea came to me to refurbish it into a table lamp.This particular fixture may be few and far between, but this Instructable should...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 14:36:42 PDT
"The Clarilamp" - A DIY Clarinet Lamp
"The Clarilamp" - A DIY Clarinet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> KGuy Hello again! It's been a few weeks since I created my last instructable, (please vote!) and I would like to share something else I had made. I present - the Clarilamp! This was a project I worked on with my father to pass the time, and ended up very ...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:25:48 PST
Marquee name sign
Marquee name sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> billygreen1973 This is my first Instructable so go easy on me!Also if you like this Instructable, please vote for me in the 'First Author Contest', Thank you.My daughter wanted me to make her a night light so I looked around for ideas. She loves dancing and the stage, so I thought I could do something to tie in wi...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:47:37 PDT
Segmented Log Lamp
Segmented Log Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Toms Workshop It's been far too long since I last uploaded, but here is my Instructable for making a segmented log lamp. I have entered this Instructable into the Make It Glow contest. If you like it and feel that it will help you on your way to your own log lamp, I'd really appreciate it if you dropped me a vot...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:14:27 PST
LED Concrete Tabletop Fireplace
LED Concrete Tabletop Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY for Homeowners The humble supplies below came together into one of our favorite projects ever! When we spotted those flame light bulbs- we just knew we had to do something with them. At the time of purchase, we had no idea what to do with them, we just knew we had to use them!With a little bit of engineering, styr...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:53:36 PST
Lightning Art
Lightning Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jake_Of_All_Trades For my wife's birthday I wanted to make her something that combined both of our personalities. She's a bit artsy, I'm a bit sciencey This piece is a perfect marriage of both art and science.In this Instructable I'll show you how to burn a Lichtenberg figure (lightning pattern) onto wood that can b...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:51:22 PDT
HUGE Light Christmas Tree
HUGE Light Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> seadraggin The desire was to make a BIG lighted Christmas tree to celebrate the holiday season. So after Christmas last year, we went to Walmart and bought up all the lights that were on super SALE. I think that we paid about 1.99 a piece for the lights. And then they sat in the basement for about 11 and 1/2 m...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 19:15:13 PST
Camera Desk Lamp
Camera Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> RobertI24 I thought I'd show my love for old cameras by upcycling my old (non-functional) film cameras into a stylish desk lamp. In this instuctables I will show you how you can turn any old camera into a lamp with changeable light bulbs. Even though I will work with only one type of camera, the process is fa...
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:05:05 PDT
Construct IQ LAMP Using Milk Carton
Construct IQ LAMP Using Milk Carton - More DIY How To Projects]]> Edwardo Leon It is my first instructable. I am going to show you how I use 2L Milk Carton bottles as my raw material to construct my own IQ Lamp. What you need * a pair of sharp scissors * a sharp cutter * sticky tape * 2L Plastic Milk Bottles (lots of them) * access to computer and printer (for printing the t...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 04:31:06 PDT
Laser Cut Lamp: Color With Shadows
Laser Cut Lamp: Color With Shadows - More DIY How To Projects]]> esolley58 The laser cut lamp is an outcome of my work at CREATE which is a maker space adjacent to the Arizona Science Center. It is one of many lamps that I have designed and built at the CREATE. The lamps are designed to provide a making experience for folks visiting our space. Kits are provided with all...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 12:23:34 PDT
UV-Fluorescence Steampunk Lamp
UV-Fluorescence Steampunk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybody!I can´t believe that my last Instructable-project started in June 2017.Oh, some family affairs needed some more attention, so my workshop was closed for a long time. But now I can start again with the presentation of a small serial of new steampunk objects which I realized in between.F...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:50:53 PST
T12 Fluorescent Light Ballast Replacement
T12 Fluorescent Light Ballast Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> altered14 Replacing two T12 fluorescent light fixture magnetic ballasts with one t8 electronic ballast. First start by of course turning off the power and disconnecting the black and white wires from your in coming power feed to the old fixture you could reinstall wire nuts on black and white power feed wi...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 21:39:28 PDT
RGB Minecraft ore lamp
RGB Minecraft ore lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr Fox In this instructable you will learn how to make a cool Minecraft ore block which lights up when you put a pickaxe on it.But this is not a simple lamp : according to where you put the pickace, the color is different. Other colors can also be made with several pickaxes.If you are a fan of Minecraft, t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 08:52:09 PDT
Kerf Table Lamp
Kerf Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> gcatchpole   The Kerf Table Lamp is a interactive, open design to be downloaded, customized and assembled using medium density fiberboard (MDF) and a simple arduino circuit to control the LED’s. Using movements of the hand, the lamp is able to turn on, off and change its brightness using an ultra sonic sens...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 13:55:20 PST
Mini-Pendant Chandelier Made From IKEA Lamps
Mini-Pendant Chandelier Made From IKEA Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnbrown I really like the look of mini-pendant lights. The more lights, the better! My vision was to arrange about 20 of them in a line, scattered about in an semi-organic pattern. I needed to construct a mount and figure out a way to convert the line voltage to 12 volts to power the 10 watt lamps. I'm not ...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 23:25:23 PDT
Exclusive Concrete Lamp
Exclusive Concrete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kims3DIY This is a tutorial on how to make a real concretelamp, i have spent 100´s of hours to make this perfect, so please enjoy it and check out my youtubechannel and subscribe :)I like quality and details so im going to show you how to make the realdeal.Tools:Diamond polishpads i have one of each grit (fr...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 03:37:41 PDT
Homemade Incandescent Light Bulb - 自作の白熱電球自作の白熱電球/
Homemade Incandescent Light Bulb - 自作の白熱電球 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 2SC1815 Recently trend is IoT, AI and etc. But i go against recently trend and made a vacuum incandescent light bulbs! despite peoples has screaming energy conservation...anyway, i learned a part of vacuum technology and scientific glassblowing by making light bulb. Someday it will be useful.最近はIoTだの、AIだのが流...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:59:30 PDT
Book Light Reading Light
Book Light Reading Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grathio Friends have regularly recommended books as being particularly illuminating, but I admit that after opening them I was as in the dark as ever. Since I’m not one to let a good metaphor go unmolested (and because design schools seem to constantly create designers who’s job it is to make ugly lamps) I ...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:07:53 PDT
3D Print & Walnut Lamp
3D Print & Walnut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> evanandkatelyn We really wanted to combine 3D printing and woodworking so we made this 3D printed and walnut lamp! The base is 3D printed, we added walnut panels to the facets, and we detailed it with copper tape.You can download the 3D model (and template we used to cut out the panels) here if you'd like to make ...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:03:45 PST
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0059
Plinth Eastwood nr. 0059 - More DIY How To Projects]]> PlinthEastwood This desk-lamp is build by the keep-it-simple-and-stupid (KISS) principle. It is build quite similar as nr. 0056. The only differences are the dimensions of the wooden feet and size and angle of the lampshade. First of was some doodling. The plan was to make a lamp for work at the office. The woo...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 17:05:55 PDT