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12 Volt Floor Lamp

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Project by Popsnsons posted 05-22-2010 05:55 PM 1651 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a unique project that I came up with. I took a 12 volt landscape lighting fixture, ordered a longer stem that matched the original (48”) and built a wooden base for a floor lamp. I housed a 120 to 12 volt mini transformer in the base. I have it plugged in to a timer so that it turns on and off automatically every evening. Just as it would if it were used outdoors. I used pine with a cherry stain.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...





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#1 posted 05-22-2010 06:00 PM

Looks good

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#2 posted 05-22-2010 07:34 PM

Great idea, something like that would help me to avoid all of the squeaky toys my dog leaves in the living room at night. If I could just teach him to put them away . . .

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#3 posted 05-22-2010 09:12 PM

Thanks for the comments.

Frank, overall height is 59”.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#4 posted 05-22-2010 10:20 PM

Very creative and nice work! What is the stem/pole/whatchmacallit made of?

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#5 posted 05-22-2010 11:34 PM

Thanks Knothead62. It’s an aluminum threaded riser hand-painted “mocha” color. The source is Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting. Their site is www.vistapro.com.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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