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I had an old skateboard deck that I repainted and I needed a reading lamp for my bedroom, enter the Skate Lamp. This is the second and improved ...
Materials: Skateboard deck (without the trucks) Fluorescent lamp (dimensions: 18" W x 3 1/4" H) L brackets 8 #8 x 5/8" wood screws 4 #6 x 1 5/8" ...
I sanded down the edges of the wood because it was scrap from a previous project and I hate splinters. Next I measured the distance between farthest distanced ...
Clamp your frame into place with one of the clamps for ease of drilling. Find a wood drill bit slightly smaller than your #6 screws to drill pilot ...
When placing the L bracket be mindful of the fact that there will be another screw holding the skateboard deck in place, so leave some room between the ...
If you have a stud finder you can nail into the studs to keep the nails in place for the light mounting. I didn't bother and it was ...
Place your mount on top of the lamp and make sure it remains level. Make sure the L brackets are flush with the wall and grab your screws ...
Here are some action shots of the lamp and a cat who doesn't care about it. It works great as a reading light and I think it adds ...
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