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Make an oil lamp from a light bulb
You'll need a light bulb, a washer, a wick or rope that fits into the washer, and fuel such as rubbing alcohol or lamp oil. For tools you'll need some...
You can make a stand for it by using the cardboard ring of a roll electrical tape. Or you can bend a coat hanger/copper wire into something similar to...
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disaster waiting to happen, the glass in a light bulb is very thin and fragile.
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