Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Fun with Wires

I'm a sucker for funky vintage lamps, case in point this burnt orange ceramic beehive one I got for $8 at the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Lincoln Heights, LA. After we moved it across country, it started making crackling, popping sounds when we would turn it one. I am finally getting around to rewiring it.

I decided to try to learn to do this myself, using a hardware store lamp kit.

Never done this before, but so far, so good. Here's my underwriter's knot:

My bosses aren't impressed.

Moment of truth: let there be light!

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