How to: Make a CD Spool Lamp

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We've got spools of CD-Rs we don't need any more or that went bad. Perhaps we should try and make our own desk lamp like this one that uses a 13W twin tube fluorescent bulb...Creator Jim Watters had already proven his DIY geek cred with his first CD Lamp, but this second version improves on the first design by adding a plug-in feature and a brighter lamp. For all the details of making your own, read Jim's step-by-step directions here.