Outdoor patio string lights – are really popular and attractive and with good reason. Small wonder if you want to make your own. Sea of commercially available ones may seem generic and flooded to you, and the challenge throws into something new, can be more than enough motivation. Leading cable. Any patio light string begins with unglamorous conducting cable. But not so much as pulling your brain dry. The good conductor cables are that they are universal. LED bulbs. They are the life of your outdoor patio string lights. Patio lights will cease to be light without LED. By this,.