How To: Make a Slide Lamp

How To: Make a Slide Lamp

Jul 10, 2006

We've seen slide lamps in home shops, and thought: cool idea -- but we can do that ourselves, and make one that's more personal in the process.

We've imagined a lamp aglow with slides of Rothko paintings, or, for the baby's room, one that beams the smiling faces of geographically-distant cousins.

If only we knew where to find the little rings...

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So we were excited to happen upon the recipe while flipping through ReadyMade online. No sources for the rings, but after reading that they are 16-gauge jump rings we realized happily that they can be found at any bead store, or online at a place like this.

What images would you use for a slide light?

Image from IdahoStudios)

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