Book Light. A Shining Example from Grathio Labs December 7, 2013 – Posted in: Books and Technology, books in design – Tags:

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Here’s some DIY magic from Grathio Labs. Now you too can learn how to turn a old book into  a bedside lamp.

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“It turns off when its closed and gives off a variable amount of light depending on how far you open it, up to about a 40W light equivalent. It gives a nice warm, soft light and it looks right at home on my bedside table.” says Steve Hoefer, the man behind Garthio Labs.

The real skill you will need, aside from “some basic soldering and some rudimentary wood cutting,” will be the ability to “scalp a book” without breaking into a rash.

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