Introduction: Golden Illumination ;-)

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turn IKEA bowl into beautiful lamp.

Materials needed:

  • IKEA Angenäm bowl and
  • Hemma cord set

to build:

  • pencil
  • jigsaw
  • saw blade for metal
  • metal file
  • screw driver
  • light bulb

Step 1: Drill Hole

Picture of Drill Hole

on bottom of bowl

  • place mounting ring from cord set in middle and
  • mark inner circle with pencil

Step 2: Cut Out Hole to Fit Cord Set

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  • make multiple cuts from drilled hole to drawn line with jigsaw (use saw blade for metal) and
  • cut off fringes as good as possible,
  • smooth edges with metal file

Step 3: Insert Cord Set

Picture of Insert Cord Set
  • install light bulb,
  • hang up lamp and
  • connect wiring
  • flip the switch and enjoy!

Step 4: Plenty of Alternatives ;-)

Picture of Plenty of Alternatives ;-)

for this version I've used

  • IKEA Socker plant pot
  • Sekond cord set


JennieV (author)2015-04-13

Thank you so much for this. I'd seen the entry on IKEA Hackers and started my lamp last weekend, but ran into a snag already (how/whether to make the hole big, or cut the SEKOND cord & just thread it through). I can do what you said and have more options!

rujoal (author)JennieV2015-04-13

Thanks for your reply
Very nice to hear it also worked out for you!
Have a great day!

craftclarity (author)2014-06-05

These look really nice! I like the hammered look on the first one a lot.

rujoal (author)craftclarity2014-06-07

thank you!

andrea biffi (author)2014-06-01

very nice! the plant pot too!

rujoal (author)andrea biffi2014-06-07


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