Searching for the Perfect Light? Why Not Make It Yourself!


I could not find the perfect light for this space without spending a fortune. I decided to make one myself and save money in the process.
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Finding the right size and style of lighting is not an easy task. I found a few that I loved but not the price. That is when I decided to make my own.
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I had this metal hobby sheet on had that I bought a year ago for another project and never used it. I cut my sheet with metal cutters, spray painted in an oil rubbed bronze.
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I cut and stained some wood scrap pieces, and mounted the sheet metal to the stained​ wood. Come over to get the details on how to mount the metal sheet to your wood pieces.
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I attached the top wood support piece to the side wood pieces.
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Drilled a hole in the center and wired my lighting kit. Come over to see the BEST tool to use on chain link lighting kits.
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I love the industrial vibe that this cylinder lamp​ has.
DeDe @ Designed Decor

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