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How to Make Safe Home Made Light Fixtures

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Making Home made Light Fixtures: Is it safe to use 18 gauge lamp cord for a home made light fixture?

Make Safe and Creative Home Made Light Fixtures

Electrical Question: Is it safe to use 18 gauge lamp cord for a home made light fixture?

This electrical wiring question came from: Roy, a Handyman from Seattle, Washington.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Roy.

Making Home made Light Fixtures

Application: Light Fixture Wiring.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Tools Required: Basic Hand Tools and Safe Ladder.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal experience, the light fixture and access to the light fixture.
Precaution: Identify the light fixture circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Replacement parts for the light fixture should be compatible with the type of lamps that have been installed.

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