Introduction: DIY Oil Lamp

This is a simple oil lamp I wanted to make after I saw this really nice spice grinder that we had.

All you will need to make this is the jar of your choice, a wick, and some aluminum foil. It is really simple

Step 1:

Take strips of aluminum foil and wrap it around something the size of your wick. I used a toothpick. Keep wrapping on layers of aluminum foil until you form some kind of stopper for the top of the jar with a hole in the center of the stopper for the wick.

Step 2:

Dip the wick in oil before pulling the wick through the hole in the stopper. Then, fill oil in the jar and fit the stopper on the top. I used ordinary cooking palm oil.

Step 3:

Finished.

Light it up.

Enjoy your new oil lamp.

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