simple night light

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Project by uutank posted 03-25-2009 09:18 PM 1623 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mom has a serious love of anything apples. Her house is loaded with everything dealing with apples so when it came time for Christmas I thought a nice simple night light that she could turn on when the grand kids come over or when she wanted some background light.
It’s Spanish cedar with a light coat of golden pecan stain with a few cots of poly. The wiring is from a home depot kit ..complete with switch and everything..something like 8 watts..
I was a little concerned with the bulb not being protected so I tested for over a hr and the wood barely was warm so I feel it was fine.
She loved it ..funny how a simple little lamp can make moms happy ..gotta love ‘em

-- Ray,VA

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#1 posted 03-26-2009 02:19 AM

Very nice project and apple shape is green…!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 03-29-2009 05:56 AM

Very nice idea and I bet she loved it : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 03-17-2011 05:09 PM

How about making the cord come out the bottom of the apple?

-- Leonard H.

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