I saw in the store IKEA floor lamp YPPERLIG. I liked this lamp. So I decided to make something like that with my own hands
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Step 1: Step 1
I went to the hardware store and buy following:
· Two drain plugs with a diameter of 160 and 200 mm.
· Aluminum pipe with a diameter of 14 mm and a length of 2 m.
· Led lamp.
· Wire, plug and switch.
· Construction gypsum.
· PVA glue.
Step 2: 2 Step.
Let's make a stand of our lamp. To do this, take the aluminum tube and begin to bend it on both sides. The top should be a little longer than the bottom.
Step 3: 3 Step.
Paint our stand in red
Step 4: 4 Step.
Need to seal the seams of the led lamp and extend the wire
Step 5: 5 Step.
Install the lamp in the center of the plug. fix the lamp support vertically and fill with construction gypsum
Step 6: 6 Step.
Wait until the plaster hardens. Clean the lamp.
Step 7: 7 Step.
Next you need to make the base of our lamp. The procedure is almost identical to the manufacture of the canopy. But there are a couple of differences. Take the housing from the led lamp driver and seal it.
Step 8: 8 Step.
Stretch the wire into the driver housing. Gloss over it all with sealant. Arrange inside a large plug and fill with plaster.
Step 9: 9 Step.
Wait until the plaster hardens. Remove it from the form
Step 10: 10 Step.
Take out the wire and solder it to the LED driver. Insulate the wires with hot glue.
Step 11: 11 Step
Fasten 4 rubber feet and the lamp is ready!
The lamp fitted perfectly into my interior. I really liked the texture of the plaster. Also, The lamp was much cheaper than the original. :)
It is convenient to work at the computer, read books.
Hope you enjoyed my DIY project. Thanks for watching!
You can find more information in my YouTube video
This is an entry in the
Indoor Lighting Contest