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Wooden DIY Shop Lamp
I do all my woodworking in our barn and due to its large size light is a precious commodity. One of the areas I need plenty of light is at my lathe. I started out using a clip-on lamp but the pathetic thing didn’t give enough light and wouldn’t even hold its own weight so instead of spending money on an expensive but cheap store bought lamp, I decided to build my own shop lamp. It is mostly made from scraps I had hanging around.
It’s not fancy, but I am not planning on selling it or entering it into a contest. I just want plenty of light and I want to be able to adjust the light to the specific area I need it.
NOTE: I am making the assumption that you have basic carpentry skills and a basic working knowledge of electricity and how it works
This DIY Shop Lamp was simple to create and was just what I needed. [Read more…]