|Fig.1 Bedroom Lamp|
Tools and Supplies:
Flat tip screwdriver
Westinghouse Lamp Kit
Glue rubber cement
This post the eight steps on how the lamp was put together with new electrical parts.
This is the second post for the rewiring of this lamp.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the last post "How to Rewire a Lamp - Part 1 of 2 - Taking Apart the Lamp!" the porcelain lamp completely devoid of electrical wiring.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the old twisted wire still in the lamp. Fig.3 shows a string attached to the old wire so the string will be pulled into the lamp. Fig.4 shows that the string needs to be pulled to get the old wire out and the new wire into the lamp.
|Fig.2 Old twisted wire|
|Fig.3 Attached string to old wire|
|Fig.4 Pull the string|
|Step 5: Schematic diagram|
|Fig.6 Cork nut|
|Fig.7 White nut|
|Fig.8 Threaded socket cap|
Step 5: Fig.9 shows the wire knot being tied before the wires are attached to the socket. Fig.10 shows that a screwdriver was used to tightened both electrical wire ends to the socket terminal screws.
|Fig.9 Start wire knot|
|Fig.10 Wire knot|
|Fig.11 Electrical socket ready|
|Fig.12 Cement felt on lamp|
|Fig.13 Bulb inserted|
|Fig.14 Lamp harp inserted|
|Fig.16 Bedroom Lamp|
- Part 1 of 2 - Taking Apart the Lamp
- Part 2 of 2 - Putting the Lamp Together
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