Quikrete 5000 Concrete MixPurchase at Home Depot
QUIKRETE® 5000 Concrete Mix is a commercial-grade blend of stone or gravel, sand and cement that's specially designed for strength. It is available at Home Depot and typically comes in 80lb. bags. The hardest part about working with it is moving the 80lb. bag. Mixing the small quantity needed for this project is easy – all you have to do is add water and stir thoroughly.Electrical Stuff: Socket, Switch and CordPurchase Online at Grandbrass.comPlastic BottleReclaimed + Recycled
2-liter soda bottles and a thin water bottle work well.Threaded Tube + NutsPurchase Online at Grandbrass.com
These threaded tubes are a common lamp part and can be purchased online or salvaged from an old lamp. I used a 3/8th inch diameter tube.3 1/2" Deck Screw
I used a single deck screw to help hold the plastic bottles in place.Box Cutter or KnifeRYOBI 18 Volt Cordless Drill with a 3/8th Diameter Standard Bit
For drilling holes in the caps.Wire Cutters
To cut the cord and strip the wires for reconnecting the socket to the cord after putting the socket inside the lamp.