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veg oil lamp Homemade oil lamp from Judy of the Woods
veg oil lamp how to Homemade oil lamp from Judy of the Woods

Here’s a great idea for a homemade vegetable oil lamp from Judy on the MAKE Flickr Pool. Check Judy’s site for detailed instructions.
In fact Judy has a ton of amazing Off-the-Grid how-to’s on her site like – Cold Vacuum Jar Sealing, Hydraulic Ram Pump, and Foraging for Wild Food just to name a few. One other particularly intriguing highlight was this sketch of a “Methane Powered Hypocaust”:

hypocaust Homemade oil lamp from Judy of the Woods

Great stuff – Thanks for sharing Judy!

Judy of the Woods – Link
Vegetable Oil Lamp on Flickr – Link
Methane Powered Hypocaust – Link

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Lamp from Lightbulb

Lamp from Lightbulb – Link

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Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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