Intro: Celing Light to Desk Lamp
Bringing a light back to life, with a new purpose
Step 1: Find an Old Celing Light Fixture
I found a light fixture when my parents bought a new house, they were remodelling so I took the scraps.
Step 2: Find a Bass
The light fitting is obviously suited for hanging from the celing, you need to find a solid base for it to be secure. I found some chipboard in my loft.
Step 3: Coating the Base
I used some bronze metallic paint for the base board. Making wavey patterns to reflect the light.
Step 4: Wiring
I used an existing plug and switch from a lava lamp that was damaged in the move, drilling a hole through the base and out the top so the wire could be fed through, my connections were a brown and blue from the plug and switch to a blue and grey, using wiring blocks to connect all connections.
Step 5: Putting It All Together
Using 2 screws to lock in place, the lamp is nearly complete. Just testing to go.