Jacob’s Ladder project

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Jacob’s Ladder project

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Here’s a brief piece on creating a high-voltage Jacob’s Ladder from a neon sign transformer, some insulators, and wire electrodes. Just in time for Halloween.

Oh, and this is high-voltage, so don’t mess with it if you don’t know what you’re doing.

Make a Jacob’s Ladder – [via] Link

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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