Retro electric petroleum lamp

Petroleum lamp without petroleum, working with electricity and magic. (mostly electricity)

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We had this wooden construction on the yard, with no light. But we needed light. So I made this lamp (after my father's tip). It looks cool, and it's fully functional and acceptable by modern scientific society.

More info on my website.

The lamp has a 100W 230VAC light bulb inside, connected with a 3*1.5mm cable. The cover is connected to ground.

  • 1 × 3*1.5mm cable Lenght is for you to decide
  • 1 × Light bulb socket For light bulb, obviously
  • 1 × Light bulb Gives light and wastes energy
  • 1 × Screws and stuff For mounting and etc
  • 1 × Beer

  • 1
    Step 1

    Drill a hole at the top for the cable.

  • 2
    Step 2

    Connect socket to the cable, insert bulb, and place them in the glass.

  • 3
    Step 3

    Put the glass to position, connect the ground, and pull the wire.

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