This step by step tutorial of how to make a homemade mason jar table lamp diy project is a great way to add some creative lighting charm into your home. Mason jars are commonly used for water bath canning, small dry food staple storage or even as a drinking glasses and even now as a light shade.
Lighting for your home does not have to be an expensive venture, especially when you are a person who likes to reuse, re-purpose and recycle materials. You will find that you can make your own lamps through a variety of means.
When you find yourself in this creative frame of mind, a simple wooden base and a mason jar that can be turned into different colored tints – might be just what you need.
So, what do you need for this lighting project? For starters, you will need a bottle lamp kit, a lamp cord switch, mason glass jars, two round plaques (4” and 5” in diameter), drill and drill bit, glue, and a light bulb.
With each of these materials, you can make up your lamp in no time at all. Don’t forget to get some stain or paint for the wood plaques that will serve as your lamp’s pedestal. The right stain or paint can make all the difference in the world as you change out the glass jars you use as the lamp covers. When you find the right looking mason jars, you should be able to choose from a variety of colors or even paint them yourself using enamels or DIY paint.
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