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Recently I had a large 30 year old ( I have only been using it for around 6 years) light bulb burn out so I decided to make a night light out of it. ...
You will have to have basic soldering knowledge and the following materials: Clear light bulb quartz crystal that will fit inside of the light bulb P...
There are several Instructables which show how to prep the bulb. I used a bench vise to break the purple glass insulator on the bottom of the screw ...
Strip the 14/2 household wire or just use the bare ground wire from the bundle Using the small crystal as a guide, tightly wrap the bare wire several...
Tightly grip 3 LEDs with the flats together. Bend the long leads(anode) outwards at a 45 degree angle and twist the short leads(cathode) together ti...
I had to make the opening in the light base slightly larger to fit the LED light inside of the bulb, I used needle nose pliers for this. Insert the L...
Drill a small hole in the light socket base which will allow enough space for the potentiometer to sit in. The hole should needs to be large enough fo...
The potentiometer has a built in switch which allows for both on/off function and dimming. Plug in the wall wart and enjoy the light!!!
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