Frankensteinian knife switch


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In this little Ikea hack, a knife switch is used to add some Frankenstein’s lab ambiance to a set of Ikea under-counter lights. As noted in the piece, this is only (relatively) safe because this type of lighting uses a wall-wart AC/DC transformer, and even then, you probably wouldn’t want this around kids, animals, and you shouldn’t mess with it unless you know what you’re doing.

Frankenstein light switch – [via] Link

2 thoughts on “Frankensteinian knife switch

  1. “make sure you use little curly q’s and stuff when you’re attaching the wires so it looks extra complicated and stuff, and uh, but its uh, its really quite simple.”

    Hahahaha, wow.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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