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Steps on how to wire a turned lamp. This instructable assumes you have a turned wood lamp base (or something similar) already made and finished.If yo...
You'll need the following materials:- Lamp Socket, I get mine from Grand Brass- Lamp Harp- Check Ring- Threaded Nipple (that's what it's called)- Elec...
The wooden lamp base should have a through hole drilled through it (11/32"). Use a custom built hand tap to thread the wooden lamp base. Screw the t...
Fish the wire from the bottom up. You may need to tape the wire to some string or a thin stick, if the through hole is not wide enough. Using the wir...
You don't have to add the check ring if you don't want to. But I've found that the lamp not only looks better but it makes for a more robust base for...
I can usually get my hands on some electrical cords (every first of the month somebody throws away a lamp on my block) and I get some good deals on wo...
Reattach the harp back to the harp base. Insert a light bulb and plug er' in. You could add a shade, but why would you, that socket looks great.
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Posted:Jan 8, 2009
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