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Don't throw away that blender just because you want a new one! Turn it into a lamp! I'll show you how easy it can be to turn your blender into a light...
I chose to use this attractive Back to Basics Ice Master 3000 Blender for my lamp. I highly recommend Back to Basics blenders/smoothie makers! You ca...
I looked around for cheap parts at places like Home Depot and Lowes for these parts, but couldn't find anything worthwhile. Lo and behold, IKEA--came ...
Once your blender jar is frosted and ready, reassemble the base without the blades.
With a screw driver, remove the bottom housing.
With the blender base disassembled, remove the motor. You might have to cut wire and remove more screws, but this is simple and should only require a ...
Now you'll need to cut a hole in the top of the blender base where the light socket will go. You need to measure the diameter of the socket and cut th...
With the hole cut to the right size, fit the socket through the hole from the bottom up. Screw the socket cover over the socket until a nice tight fit...
With the light socket in place, screw the bottom housing back into place as it originally was. Make sure that the cord doesn't get in the way and exi...
Now that the blender lamp is all put back together, find a new light bulb and screw it in.
Place blender jar back on base over light bulb. Careful not to bang the bulb and break it when taking the jar off and on.
Put the lid back on top of the jar. Since I used a CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) it burns a lot cooler and shouldn't be a problem with this lid in p...
The blender lamp is now ready for display.
Pretty cool. Instead of throwing your blender in the garbage, you've recycled it into fun, attractive lighting! I have this on my desk at work and get...
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