|Fig.1 Westinghouse |
Tools and supplies
Flat head screwdriver
I inherited this lamp from my mother. The lamp is about 15 years old and it doesn't match anything in the bedroom. But it's special to me and worth saving.
This post shows the eleven steps on how to take apart a lamp.
Step 1: This Westinghouse Make-A-Lamp Kit that contains everything needed to rewire a lamp. This lamp kit was purchased from The Home Depot. Fig.2 shows the lamp kit repair logo.
|Fig.3 Finial porcelain ball|
|Fig.5 Brass lamp socket|
|Fig.6 Lamp socket seal|
|Fig.7 Lamp socket |
has two layers
Note: As a safety measure the electrical cable has a knot to prevent the electrical cord from being pulled out of the lamp socket.
|Fig.8 Electrical Leads|
|Fig.9 Wire knot|
|Fig.10 Remove wires|
|Fig.11 Internal lamp socket|
|Fig.12 Twisted cord|
|Fig.13 Electrical cord|
|Fig.14 Peeling cardboard|
|Fig.15 lamp neck/harp bottom|
|Fig.16 External neck|
|Fig.17 Vase Cap with |
|Fig.18 Porcelain Lamp Base|
|Fig.19 Side of lamp|
How to Rewire a Lamp
- Part 1 of 2 - Taking Apart the Lamp
- Part 2 of 2 - Putting the Lamp Together
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