Solar Powered Sidewalk Lights
But there is certainly one huge fat problem: the sun's rays! If it is dark out, oftentimes the locations I'd enjoy to have slightly extra light basically the spots you cannot leave a sun jar considering decreased direct exposure to sunlight.
Well-known answer to this dilemma is always to split up the solar panel from the sun jar. I extrapolated this quite more and discovered that the just thing you truly require into the jar is the LED, and since you don't have to cram all of those other electronics within, it's not necessary to stick to the classic sunshine jar form.
With this thought, we combed craigslist for many suitably shaped glass obstructs, went to Residence Depot for appropriate solar power light, stocked up on presenter wire and came up with the Solar Powered Walkway!
***UPDATE 5/5/10: in the event that you build this task your self, or something similar, post some pictures and I'll give you a patch!***
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