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    • Rexxel
    • By Rexxel 8th May 18, 12:59 PM
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    DIY cable light with plug socket
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    • 8th May 18, 12:59 PM
    DIY cable light with plug socket 8th May 18 at 12:59 PM
    Hiya,

    I want to make some bedside lamps that are similar to this:
    https://sugarandcloth.com/diy-metallic-pendant-sconce/

    Has anyone else done this before? I want them to have plugs on the end and a switch halfway down the cable if possible.

    Is this a project that can be done by a a novice? Want to get both done for less than 25 if possible as our bedroom budget is quickly diminishing!

    Thanks
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    • marlot
    • By marlot 8th May 18, 1:16 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 1:16 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 1:16 PM
    Hiya,

    I want to make some bedside lamps that are similar to this:
    https://sugarandcloth.com/diy-metallic-pendant-sconce/

    Has anyone else done this before? I want them to have plugs on the end and a switch halfway down the cable if possible.

    Is this a project that can be done by a a novice? Want to get both done for less than 25 if possible as our bedroom budget is quickly diminishing!

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Rexxel
    Very easy to do - the hard part will be finding the light fitting. Perhaps buy this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lixada-Antique-Classic-Ajustable-Chandelier/dp/B014M17Q68 and adapt it?

    But if you have to ask, then maybe wiring it up isn't for you? I'm sure if you ask around you'll find someone locally who could wire it up for you?
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