Book Lamp

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Introduction: Book Lamp

About: I'm an electrical engineer. I am interested in woodworking, brewing beer, and other projects. I'm currently building a dining room table and finishing an electronics cabinet for my office. My last project wa...

I made a lamp out of some old books. I used a lamp kit I bought at Lowe's along with a couple 6" nipples and some wood legs (with pre-installed screw). I just drilled a hole through the center of each book and in the bottom cover of the bottom book to attach the legs. I had to cut out some room in the pages to make room for the nut that held the legs in place (that was the longest part of the project). I also glued the books together to keep them from spinning.

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    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! It turned out better than I expected.