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LED DIY – How to Make DIY Girly LED Lamps!

We’ve featured a ton of LED projects and lamps on Zedomax.com but most of them are built by men.   Well, for ladies out there or as great presents to your ladies friends, here’s how to make DIY “girly” LED lamps that most involve making the decorations, not soldering the LEDs themselves.

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DIY Coin Pusher!

For those of you with kids who cannot stop asking you to go to Chucky Cheese so they can play all the coin pusher games, you can build them their own DIY Coin Pusher so they will be entertained for hours without bothering you.

This seems actually like a lot of fun to play if you got hours to kill, see the DIY Coin Pusher in action after the jump!

Much as I should have loved to have a full sized arcade cabinet I wouldn’t have the space to keep it so I settled on a more reasonable desktop sized version. I wanted the size to feel just right and while a CAD model would g

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DIY Electric Inline Skates!

We’ve seen a plenty of motorized electric bikes and electric skateboards before but this is the first time that someone has managed to get DIY electric inline skates working, all so you can start commuting to work with a throttle control on your wrist.

We guess it won’t be long before you see kiddie versions of these at Walmart soon.

All-wheel drive with four hub motors, which are the most compact drive solution possible. The motors

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DIY “Eye” Controller for NES!

You wouldn’t believe your eyes when you see this, these guys have built a DIY “eye” controller for the NES, controlling Mario with the movement of their eyes.  Certainly, this seems to be going in the right direction and could be a great way to develop it for other applications such as wheelchair controller.

What’s next?  Control a car with your ey

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The Ultimate iPad Chair!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hog9cijGOEM&feature=player_embedded#!

While I thought the new Vivon adjustable mattresses and Human Touch Zero Gravity Chairs are the two perfect candidates for perfect positioning of your iPad, here’s another company called Elite who has managed to come up with another perfect iPad Chair.

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LED Bathtub Syncs to Music and iPods!

Here’s something that would make my life better, an LED bathtub that changes colors while you bath in sync with your iPod or favorite MP3 player.

You can bathe and relax in hues of orange, blue, pink, red, fluorescent white or any color that soothes your senses. The control panel can be used to turn on the bath and the illumination. In case you are not sure what color you want to bathe with, you can plug in your iPod or an MP3 player and see the colors changing with the rhythm.

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DIY 80s TV iPad Dock!

Sometimes it makes perfect sense to blend in function and retro-style into one such as this DIY 80s TV iPad Dock.

Typically, though, the nostalgia that runs through Damon’s work can be attributed not to kitsch but to sentiment, which, he says, “I know is a bad word for most designers.” But he’s constantly thinking about how a product can connect to a consumer on an emotional level, which is in part what’s made his work so successful. The iPad dock was inspired by his love for outdated home appliances; another piece he made for his family, a Corian fruit bowl, was in

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DIY Glowing Green El Wire Jacket!

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For those of you who must stand out from the crowd or simply need to wear something to your next rave, make yourself one of these DIY glowing green el wire jackets. This is the coolest jacket I’ve seen in awhile!

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IKEA Hack – How to Make an RGB LED Lamp!

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Tired of the same old lamp you bought from IKEA?  Don’t worry you don’t have to throw the lamp away (just yet), learn how to make an RGB LED lamp!

Not only will you have more fun with the different colors you will also save a bunch more energy with energy-efficient LEDs.

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LED DIY – How to Make a Blinky LED Clock!

Wanna make couple of these blinky LED clocks for your home and leave your guests wondering what time of the day it is?

Well, these DIY blinky LED clocks solve that problem, the user will have to count how many red, green, and blue blinks there are to tell time.  (still easier than telling time with TokyoFlash LED watches)

Hey, it’s an art, not to really the most efficient way to tell time but it might help you sleep counting the blinks at night.   1….2….3….Zzzzzzzzzz…

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