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LED globe lamp holder

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Project by dgom posted 01-09-2015 04:23 PM 1084 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a nice looking lamp holder for a LED globe light bulb that I got as a gift. Found a nice piece of birch in the firewood stack and turned it on the lathe to fit as a kind of sleeve over an ordinary E27 bulb socket. The tricky part was to get it extremely thin to get a nice and sleek look and to get it to fit exactly over the original bulb socket. Finished it with boiled linseed oil. The lamp is now hanging in the living room window but may also be placed in a horizontal fashion.





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#1 posted 01-10-2015 12:25 PM

That is definitely a unique idea. I think you did a great job getting the socket sized right. It looks nice and a sure eye-catcher.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 01-11-2015 06:19 PM

Great little project! Wonder where that bulb came from, I’d like to find one like it too!

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 01-11-2015 07:18 PM

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#4 posted 01-15-2015 07:44 PM

Very clever idea, I had never seen a bulb like that before.

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