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How To Make Your Own Oil Lamp Fuel - cheap and easy!
I like this tutorial for the tin can lamp because it sorta looks a little steampunk. Although to make it more Steampunk like I would probably glue some old watch gears or something around it....and spray paint the can an oiled bronze.
Paisley gourd lamp via Etsy.
"... this human-powered hourglass lamp that draws its energy elegantly from grains of falling sand"
How to make a Button Lamp just like the ones they made in the Little House on the Prairie books! Easy, fun, and educational project.
Seriously clever! A headlamp around a gallon of water = ambient light for your tent and a great night lamp when the power is out.
Sea and land breeze power the eco friendly Beach Lamp concept [Future Energy: futuristicnews.co... futuristicshop.co... Solar Panels: Wind Turbines: futuristicshop.co...]
Free and environmentally friendly energy forever and ever. The lamp runs on mud.
DIY Solar Emergency / Camp Lamp - This is such a great idea. Who needs a fuel-burning lantern???
15 bizarre Green inventions | 2. Blood Lamp - fueled with one drop of blood
Seriously clever! A headlamp around a gallon of water = ambient light for your tent and a great night lamp when the power is out or for little kids campfire nights!! :D