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Construye tu propia lámpara LED con dos tableros. LED por aquí, LED por allí. Está claro que la iluminación LED es el futuro inmediato, pero hasta ahora los fabricantes se han limitado a ofrecernos las mismas soluciones de siempre, es decir, bombillas y lámparas de toda la vida, sin sacarle provecho a las características de esta fuente de iluminación. Por eso os propongo construir nuestra propia lámpara LED con dos tableros.

La idea no es mía, sino de Frida Ottemo Fröbert y Marie Louise Gustafsson de Northern Lighting, que ofrecen la lámpara Plank a quien no se considere muy manitas, pero realmente podemos fabricarla nosotros mismos sin demasiada complicación. Materiales necesarios Dos tablones de madera (los de las imágenes son de 120 × 15 × 2,5 cm), que podemos cortar a medida de un tablón mayor, rescatar de algún derribo o de retales de otros apaños en casa. Un kit de tira LED. Los hay de diferentes longitudes, potencias y colores, así como RGB, e incluyen el tranformador y un controlador con mando a distancia en el caso de los RGB. LIJAR. TIPOS DE LIJAS Y LIJADORAS.

Lijar significa alisar, pulir, abrillantar o limpiar algo mediante el frotamiento con un objeto abrasivo, generalmente una lija. El lijado es una tarea fundamental en cualquier trabajo de acabado (pintura, barniz, etc). Un buen acabado es imposible sin un perfecto lijado. Nosotros vamos a referirnos principalmente al lijado de la madera. El lijado se puede hacer a mano o con ayuda de maquinas eléctricas (lijadoras y taladros con acoples, principalmente).

Como norma general, la madera debe lijarse siempre que se pueda en el sentido de la veta, primero con lija basta o media y acabando con lija muy fina. Se debe cambiar de lija (a más fina) en cuanto desaparezcan los arañazos dejados por la lija anterior. Antes del acabado, es muy conveniente pasar una lana de acero (00) para quitar el repelo que tiene la madera y obtener un acabado mucho más satisfactorio. Vamos a ver las características más destacadas en una lija. El grano es el material abrasivo que se adhiere al soporte de la lija. PINTAR PAREDES, TECHOS, MADERAS, METALES, ETC. Pintar significa cubrir con una capa de color una superficie o un objeto. Aunque pintar es algo muy sencillo, para obtener buenos y duraderos resultados, conviene tener en cuenta diferentes factores según la superficie a pintar. A continuación daremos unos consejos generales válidos para pintar todo tipo de superficies, y después unas indicaciones básicas para pintar con conocimiento paredes y techos, maderas, metales (hierros y aceros), y superficies de difícil adherencia.

También le damos una indicación sobre los tipos de disolventes más frecuentes para saber con que producto diluir una determinada pintura y también poder limpiar las herramientas utilizadas. 1.- La preparación de la superficie es fundamental para el acabado final. Debe estar perfectamente lijada, limpia, seca y exenta de polvo y grasa. 2.- Remover perfectamente el bote antes de empezar a pintar. 3.- No pintar en días muy húmedos o lluviosos, ni a temperaturas inferiores a 5ºC. 5.- Elegir el tipo de rodillo. . - AGUA. DIY votiva de cemento con cordones | Decir sí a Hoboken. By Claire of Fellow Fellow Hi there, it’s Claire from Fellow Fellow here! I’ve got a really cute DIY for you today!

A laced cement votive, perfect for summer nights spent outdoors. Keep reading to see the full tutorial after the jump! Here’s what you’ll need:– Cement powder – Paper cups to mix cement in – Wooden sticks to stir cement mix – Coins – Petroleum Jelly (or cooking spray) – Optional (I’m not sure how much it helps) – Sticker tape (like: – A disposable container (plastic, or paper cup) for the outside of your votive – A smaller disposable container (I used a medicine cup), big enough to hold a tea light – Sandpaper – PliersA few tips: – It’s best to keep the outside container fairly small (mine was about 2.5″ diameter) and made from either plastic, or paper (a paper cup works well). It shouldn’t be anything precious as it will have to be cut/torn off at the end.

Step 5. uH bench - open source public bench - xuv - Julien Deswaef. Inkscape Blender [ fr ] ~ uH bench - open source public bench Get from a standard (Epal-Eur) pallet to a public bench in just a couple easy steps. The idea came while thinking about urban hacking or how to reclaim public space with easy to find material and tools in urban areas. This project is totally free (as in freedom) and follows the principles of OSHW (Open Source Hardware). For a period of 2 years, tree benches stayed successively in front of my house, but they disappeared one after the other. Download the design (A3 format) Workshops.

Configurar red VPN - Análisis y novedades. Erik’s recycled wine bottle torch. This clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough to share a fantastic project that turns an everyday bottle into a modern backyard tiki torch. i love the way these torches look and am dying to find a backyard to use these in- too bad the closest thing we have is a 2×2 foot fire escape. but for those of you with yards, i hope you’ll enjoy this project from erik. click here for more info on the project and click here to check out erik’s work at gerardot & co. thanks, erik! CLICK HERE for the full project instructions after the jump! [****Safety Note: This is for outdoor use only.

Tiki brand recommends that the wick never be set higher than 1-inch, and I recommend that you exercise the same discretion and common sense that you would with any small open flame.*****] Recycled Wind Bottle Torch 1. Helpful Tools: Channellocks, adjustable wrench, hacksaw, power screwdriver, and a funnel The Hanger 1.

Paper star lantern tutorial. I suppose it isn't exactly the right time of year for stars and lanterns, but I've got a paper folding fascination at the moment and so was drawn to a project I had wanted to do back in Autumn. During last lantern season I was looking everywhere for instructions to make these beautiful paper lanterns and couldn't find them anywhere. I ended up purchasing a lantern that was already made and since I've been struggling with some difficult folds and designs of other paper crafts, I decided to unfold the seemingly simple lantern I bought and figure the thing out for myself.

Like all traditional origami, no glue or cutting (once the basic outside shape of the paper is made) are required. I feared that once I unfolded my lovely store-bought version I wouldn't be able to get it back together but thankfully it wasn't nearly as difficult as I assumed. Begin with a 12" square of paper to end up with a lantern that is about 7" across when complete. Cut off the four marked corners of the paper.

F.A.T. Pull the nightstand out of the mold. Corner joint exposed | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos. Raspberry Pi | An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25. Take a byte! David A. Mellis - DIY manufactures open sources. Support for programming ATtiny microcontrollers with Arduino. (more) Library for simple playback of audio samples with Arduino. (more) TinyProgrammer: an easy-to-use circuit board for programming low-cost microcontrollers (more) FabISP: a DIY circuit for programming microcontrollers. (more) David A. Leah Buechley, David Mellis, Hannah Perner-Wilson, Emily Lovell, and Bonifaz Kaufmann. Eric Rosenbaum, Evelyn Eastmond, and David Mellis. 2010. Mellis, D. Co-Founder: Arduino electronics prototyping platform.

7 Fun, Kid-Friendly Salad Recipes That Go Beyond Iceberg Lettuce. Email Looking for a fun way to encourage your kid to eat more veggies? Try a few new, exciting salads – your kids will enjoy helping to prepare them and the whole family will savor them. Salads are a great food to get your child started cooking on his own, too. As long as you do the chopping first (though some salads don’t require any!) , no dangerous jobs are needed to prepare a delicious salad. Image © ccharmon Strawberry Salad Strawberries will add a splash of kid-pleasing sweetness and color to any salad. Black Bean, Corn and Blueberry Salad You may surprised by the addicting power of this unexpected fruit-veggie-legume mix. Image © rusvaplauke Cranberry, Walnut, Orange Salad If your child loves oranges, she’ll scarf down this salad in seconds.

Image © Snack the Planet Southwest Salad Turn taco night into taco salad night with this easy recipe that’s so flavor-filled your kids won’t even think about the fact that they’re eating a healthy portion of veggies. Pages: 1 2. My Desk. With all this talk about work schedules and approaches, I thought it would be fun to share some photos of my home office in progress.

(See here for the story on my vintage office chairs.) Our loft has two long banks of windows. One is in our living area and the other is in our office/guest space (both these rooms are open to each other). I wanted the desk to basically run the length of the windows so an assistant could work there during the day and my husband at night. I wanted a shallow desktop. Also I needed something with legs that were or could be pushed forward so the desk could sort of sit over the top of the radiator vents. Then I remembered that IKEA sells interchangable table tops and legs at really reasonable prices. The legs attached very easily with the use of a drill and the provided screws. We were a little nervous that putting a single leg under the seam of the table tops (in the middle) was a bad idea, but it has been really fine - no problems here. Downloads « DIYLILCNC. Downloads Detailed instruction sets covering every step of our build, from parts lists to assembly and Linux setup; digital source files used for laser-cut/CNC fabrication.

Creative Commons License Info The plans and source files for this project are released under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license. This license is often compared to open source software licenses. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon our work and the work of previous authors, even for commercial reasons, as long as they credit all authors/contributors appropriately and license their new creations under identical terms. All new works based on the information presented here must carry the same license. Community Sandbox We’ll be using this section to publish modified files that relate to the DIYLILCNC.

These files have not been reviewed in any way. These files have been reviewed visually but not tested. These files have been cut and tested by a forum member. Hammer Time! Bike Trailer. Building a Recumbent Bamboo Trike Frame. The build starts by making the center beam out of 2" bamboo. The front joint is 22° so each end is cut to 11°. The rear joint is 30° so each end is cut to 15°. Using the plywood pieces as a guide, the 3 bamboo pieces are glued together (pic 1). There are a lot of different glues I've heard people use including gorilla glue, wood glue and 2-part epoxy resin. When you are gluing the end grain of 2 pieces together, it's weak regardless of the glue you use. For example, two 2x4s glued end to end takes very little force to break the joint compared to two 2x4s glued side by side. In this case, you're gluing 2 rings of end grain together so the strength of the joint is the carbon fiber & resin and not the glue.

When the glue has set, I prep the bamboo for wrapping by placing a zip tie at both ends of the joint (pic 2). Wrapping carbon fiber tow (tow=ribbon) is an acquired skill and it gets easier with practice. Before going further, I cut the rear (short) end to 19" at 30° angle. Food - How to Make Instructables. iPhone Boombox. The following project will show you how to take 3D Solidwork's renderings and 2D Illustrator files and create a minimalist iPhone boombox. The boombox is my design and creation. Originally for a production class, I designed and created the boombox in an attempt to design, render and create using computer programs. Other goals of the object were to hide witness marks and create a minimalist and retro design.

Please feel free to contact me with questions or with photos of the boombox you create using my Instructable, especially if you use different materials or components. If you like the design and the way I took the idea from computer to reality please vote for me in the Make It Real competition! This Instructable is for the the Make It Real competition. Thank you for viewing and voting! Turn Your Magazines into a Seat With Organelle Design’s DIY Dowel Chair Magazine Dowel Chair by Organelle Design – Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World. Doortop Stash. Skill Builder. Kit-of-No-Parts. I wish I had made one of these. But no, not yet. Inspired by the work of Arthur Ganson and other kinetic artists, this post features some mechanical gears assembled and sculpted from various materials such as wire and cardboard.

In contrast to casting traces by applying the cast material selectively to a flat surface, molded circuitry is cast into a mold. I’m interested in being able to cast both flexible and firm conductive materials in combination with common casting materials such as silicone and epoxy. This post describes various attempts at creating molds and […] Battery pouches made from paper, plastic and fabric are quick to make and are a cheap alternative to commercially available options. This coin-cell holder is made using copper tape and a mini cloths peg. This is one of the quickest techniques for prototyping circuits, as well as an efficient and reliable way of making flat and flexible circuitry. Fountain pens can be used to draw with conductive paint. Second attempt: Reparar un Monitor de Ordenador por Menos de 1 euro | BlogSOStenible··· – – – ··· – – – ··· – – – ··· – – – ··· «Otras» noticias, y «otra» forma de pensar… Como soldar y desoldar en un cicuito impreso. | | ¿Inventamos juntos?

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