Introduction: Black Box Lamp
Simple, elegant, easy to build, and cheap lamp.
2 Configurations: Cover up,Cover down
Want to carry it safely or just hide the lamp? place the cover on the box and put the light inside the box.
You just need: - Cardboard box
- cardboard roll
- Fluorescent light, light holder and switch
- The metal part of a round hairbrush
- black thermoresistant paint
- slab of wood
- large hydraulic nut
- 4 long screws
- very small bar
Step 1: Main Materials
Step 2: Hole
make an hole as large as the screw of the light in the lower part of the box
Step 3: Cut the Roll a Little Lower Than the Box
Step 4: Cut a Piece of Wood Large As the Hole of the Box
Step 5: Cut the Roll Using the Lamp Holder As a Reference
Step 6: Drill 4 Holes in the Piece of Wood, Around the Roll
Step 7: Place the Lamp Holder in a Smaller Piece of Wood
Then cut a small hole for the wire
Step 8: Screw It As in the Picture
Then place the other part of the roll around the light holder and put this part inside the box.
Step 9: Use a Small Nut As a Wire Holder
drill the hole near a corner of the box, not too near to the edge.
Step 10: Drill a Hole in the Cover As Shown in the Picture
Step 11: If Necessary, Paint the Box and the Base of the Light in Opaque Thermoresistant Black
Step 12: Fold the Piece of Metal As Shown in the Picture
the big nut will be screwed on top of this
Step 13: Glue the Piece of Metal Around the Light
use a strong glue
Step 14: Place a Little Stop Under the Cover
Step 15: Screw the Big Nut on the Cover
this will hold in place the cover
Step 16: Screw the Light in the Hole
If you want to carry it safely, remove the light and close the box with his cover.