I saw this Husky work lamp at Home Depot and really liked the design. Being an avid intructabler (is that a word?), I thought I could improve on it and only spend about half ($35) of what it cost at HD. I wanted to stay away from the tripod legs that are bound to brake off and go with a pedestal design where the base doubled as a cord reel. I like to keep things compact and self contained.
Anywhere I can, I like to design things with multiple uses.
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Step 1: Assemble the Parts
1-piece of 48" x 4" black PVC drain pipe
1-piece of 24" x 3" black PVC drain pipe
2-3" pipe caps
1-4" pipe coupler
2-plastic screw-in lamp bases
2-100 watt fluro bulbs
3' of lamp cord
3" of appliance cord with molded plug
1-2 plug receptacle
1-2 plug receptacle cover
2-pieces of 3/4" x 18" square plywood
Various misc screws