This is a custom made lamp based off of tim-1138's instructable found here. I first made one with three bulbs as a gift, and decided once I found the box this one is using, to make another, and document it.

Step 1: Supplies

Here is the list of supplies:

Vintage Lightbulb
Extension Cord
Lamp Socket
Dimmer Switch (Cut the green ground wire from the dimmer, it is not needed)
Box (I used a cigar box)
Wire Nutes (The ones I used came with the dimmer)

Wire Nuts
Circular Drill Bits
Various Drill Bits
Glue (May not need it)

<p>This is pretty slick. I was looking for some ideas for an old railroad shipment box that I found. I was able to find some <a href="http://www.aamsco.com" rel="nofollow">antique light bulb</a> from a company in South Carolina that is going to make it look older. </p>
Those are pretty cool! The drawback to using the bulbs I use is the cost, basically $8 a pop. Share pics when you finish yours!
Very nice design. Where did you find the bulb?
I got most of what I used from Lowes...you can find the bulb here...<a href="http://www.lowes.com/pd_330525-23915-40WT14SP_0__?productId=3759915" rel="nofollow">Fashion Bulb</a>
Nice! I really like that box you used for the base :)
Thanks! I really like it too. I just happened to drop by a shop when I was finishing my Christmas shopping and the sold a lot of different cigar boxes...as soon as I saw this one, I knew I had to buy it.

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