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Project by BCDesign posted 12-11-2014 12:11 AM 1037 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these Christmas decorations with my son today,they are made of 6mm mdf,i cut the shapes and drilled the holes for each led.My son drilled the holes for the suction cups and he decorated the mdf with his crayolas which works well on mdf ,we had do this in my house so I wanted to use the least messy option we could.I hot glued in all the leds we popped in some battery’s and hung them in the window.I really enjoyed this project,my son was so happy it was a great Christmas project.

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 12-11-2014 01:28 AM

Father and son working on a great project together; can’t get any better than that!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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lew

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#2 posted 12-11-2014 01:33 AM

Neat!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Tooch

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#3 posted 12-11-2014 02:11 AM

good stuff- nice to see you having a good time with your son. Merry Christmas!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#4 posted 12-11-2014 05:07 AM

Beautiful and gives much more fun than just go to some shop and buy it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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DavidATX

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#5 posted 12-11-2014 02:32 PM

Very cool, my wife and I were just talking about something like this. Where did you get the LED parts?
Assuming the wiring is very simple?

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BCDesign

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#6 posted 12-11-2014 07:11 PM

Thanks guys,David I bought the lights for 2euro for a string of 20 that were all ready wired to a double a battery pack,i would guess you would get them in shops like Walmart or a dollar store.the project cost me about 12e all together including battery’s so was well worth it for the fun with my kid

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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