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How to Wire a Lamp Socket Without Electrocuting Yourself

October 26, 2016 118 Comments

How to Wire a Lamp Socket Without Electrocuting Yourself - Read about DIY lamp kits and projects at https://ilikethatlamp.com

 

Have you ever thought about making your own custom lamps or light fixtures for your home, but were stopped by a nagging fear that you might blow something up? That’s where we started! And that’s where so many of our customers start as well.

When I Like That Lamp first started in 2013, our only product was a DIY lampshade kit, but we received countless questions from customers asking us how to safely wire a lamp from scratch. And it’s probably no surprise that people’s main concern was electrocuting themselves, or risking faulted wiring.

So we set out to DIY a lamp, and here’s what we learned:

How to Wire a Lamp Socket like a Professional Electrician - I Like That Lamp

Seriously guys. We were so shocked at how easy it was. The actual wiring process alone takes less than 5 minutes!

So why do most people settle for generic, cookie-cutter lighting rather than DIY-ing the lamp of their dreams? Some people worry that their DIY lighting project will look hand-made and stand out for all the wrong reasons.

Well…. Can you guess which one of these Instagram lamp posts was handmade?

 

How to Wire a Lamp Socket - Read about DIY lighting kits and projects at https://ilikethatlamp.com

 

The correct answer is all of them! ALL DIYs and ALL gorgeous! You’re completely capable of DIY-ing a beautiful lamp you love. It all starts with a DIY Lamp Wiring Kit, and the rest is up to you.

So how do you actually go about wiring a lamp socket? We’ve said it’s easy-as-pie, but that doesn’t really tell you everything you need to know. So we’ve put together this tutorial for you to see step-by-step just how do-able it is.

 

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If you know how to do this, you can make a hanging light fixture, a pendant light, a tripod lamp, a marble or wood base lamp - the sky’s the limit!

Our DIY Lamp Kit also includes extra bits & bobs so you can completely customize your light fixture.

What are you waiting for? Get out there and DIY yourself a beautiful lamp you love!

 

How to Wire a Lamp Socket - Read about DIY lighting kits and projects at https://ilikethatlamp.com

 

 




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