Source for Attractive DIY Lamp Kits?

Source for Attractive DIY Lamp Kits?

Aaron Able
Feb 2, 2010

Q: I recently purchased two of the IKEA PS Spraka Spice mills in birch with the intention of turning them into lamps. They are gorgeous, but I am running into bumps along the way. I am having trouble removing the spice grinder apparatus, and I do not like the color/style of the lamp creating kits I have seen at Lowes and IKEA (gold, black and just generally ugly). I also need advice on lamp shade style and finding some sort of pre-made, hopefully stone, base where the cord could exit the side. I do not want to violate the wood by cutting into it for the cord. I have googled and googled for something different but have not found much. Any help your readers could give would be great! Thank you.

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