Making Wooden Ceiling Lights
Wooden ceiling lights – Rustic furnishings are often too expensive to buy. Many homeowners who want the look and feel of a country home or cottage in the woods turn to do rustic objects themselves. Old milk buckets become lampshades, as well as fishing hats complete with bait and old campfire toasters. Homemade rustic lamps are a cheap way to add a rustic element to a room. You can create rustic lights from things you find on the farm or during nature walks on your favorite trails. Rustic lamps incorporate wood, wire and fabric into primitive patterns.
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Select a round log 5 inches in diameter. Look for a wooden ceiling lights that is relatively straight and seasoned. The bark of spiced wood falls with little effort. Inspect the logs for beetles, larvae and other insects. Wood as ripped is not suitable for making lamps. Drill a hole in the bottom of the lamp with a 3-inch hole saw. Drill through the center of the top of the lamp with a 5/8 inch paddle piece. Drill the hole to the bottom 3-inch hole. Wires for the lamp will pass through this hole.
Sand the stock with 120 grit sandpaper. Rub the wood with a blunt metal object like a spoon or butter knife to seal the pores and achieve “planks of glaze.” Glossy Glaze is a term used to describe the shiny wood patina that has passed through a grinder fine enough to seal it. Insert the wooden ceiling lights into the kit wire through the hole and out through the top of the lamp. Install the wiring using the manufacturer’s instructions that came with the kit. Place a standard lampshade on top.wooden ceiling lights