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custom lamp fabrication: consider the bulb heat

When making a custom lamp or repairing an old one, bulb heat is in fact something wise to consider when picking a bulb and picking a shade. If the bulb is too close to the shade, it may cause.

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Custom lamp fabrication : choosing the right lamp shade fitter

When it comes to lamp shade fitters you have some options. Here is a quick break down of the ones used most often. 

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Lamp Repair: Matching lamp shades with your furniture

Matching lamp shades with your furniture is key. Here are a few key points to help guide you along the way. Consider your lamp as an extension of your rooms furniture Rectangular furniture goes well.

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Lamp Repair: how to match lamp shade shape to lamp base Shape

Lamp shades shape are usually influenced by the shape of the base.   Shades are often a continuation of the base designs theme. The shades aren't neccesarily always 100% in tune with the base, but.

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Lamp repair: Sizing lamp shades for a chandelier

So you want to replace the shades on your chandelier or you want to make a chandelier from scratch?

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Lamp repair : sizing a lamp shade for a floor lamp

If you are designing a floor lamp, it helps to know effective strategies to size the shade. Likewise, if you purchased a floor lamp without a lamp shade, the strategies to size a well proportioned.

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Lamp repair: How to measure a lamp shade to fit a lamp base

Knowing how to figure out what size your lamp shade should be for your lamp base is important. Especially when, a.) you purchased a lamp that didn't come with a lamp shade, or b.) your designing a.

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Lamp repair: How to measure a lamp shade

When your customizing an antique lamp for a client, you may need to go to a lamp repair shop for many parts of the project, one of them being lamp shade repair or replacement. This may also come up.

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LampShades: Hardbacked Vs Soft-sided

There are many choices to make when picking a lampshade. Aside from hardbacked vs soft-side, you also can choose materials, shapes, and sizes. You can also pick the type of fitter you want. Today I.

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CHANDELIER REWIRE: DOES MY CHANDELIER NEED GROUNDING WIRE?

Your chandelier appears to be in great condition. The wiring looks modern and legal. However, you don't see a grounding wire. Do you need one legally? 

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