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cre8tor writes – “[How to make] a solar-powered LED lighted cookie jar reminiscent of the Sun Jar disigned by Tobias Wong.


  • Ikea glass jar (AUD$3.00)
  • Solar garden light (AUD$10.00)
  • rechargeable battery (AA size)
  • Blu-tack
  • Tracing paper


  • Screwdriver
  • Utility Knife”

HOW TO – Make a home-made sun jarLink.

Solar projects @ MAKE:

  • Building a solar generator – Link.
  • $6 Solar fan – Link.
  • Solar Powered Jack-O-Lantern – Link.
  • Robotic solar powered sunflower – Link.
  • Make a Solar Engine – Link.
  • Homemade solar powered boombox – Link.
  • Solar cells- Link.
  • Make a solar cell in your kitchen- Link.
  • HOW TO – Build your own solar cell- Link.
  • More solar projects @ MAKE! – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

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