Introduction: Floating Lamp Really Cool Only Cost Me 5 Bucks

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im goin to teach you to make an easy lamp that appears to float from the wall and is super easy to make all you need is one of those compact flourescent bulbs hot glue cardboard a cat play cube that they can go in and out of ( i got this from walgreens for 3 dollars) and 2 or more thumbtacks and a corner.

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now what your gonna do is your gonna hot glue the mechanics for the lightbulb on to a piece of cardboard bigger than the hole in the cat toy thing.

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now slip the cardboard with the mechanics into the hole. you should go at an angle ( makes it really easy to do).

Step 3: Step 4

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now you take your thumb tacks and poke them throught the cube thing into the wall. put at least 2 so its secure. or how many is desired

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now you half to plug it in. _


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it reallly is cool and does look like its floating so enjoy and remember dont leave it on to long. o and im not responcible for burned houses or injuries


scarabdrowner (author)2011-11-09

Probably not the best lamp for a household with cats. A cat may decide to jump in and tear the thing off the wall.

frikkie (author)2008-12-08

I agree with chuck

chuckr44 (author)2008-03-13

Your project looks perfectly safe, heat-wise. A FL tube will not generate that much heat in that size of space. Plus your cat box also has large openings to let heat escape.

GorillazMiko (author)2008-03-12

Nice job! That looks really cool, I want one in my room now, hahaha. Great Instructable!

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