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convert it just for this task. a (broken) standing lamp by removing the lamp components. This guide will show you how to disassemble lamp is a common style lamp, and should cover 99% of them but there may be minor variations. This will not impact the guide, but this is something to keep in mind. This guide will also help you identify reusable components for other projects. [ ] '''''Read me: This While this is not the best stand you can get as modifications may be required, but many of these lamps can be had for next to nothing are cheap or even free because they are unwanted so common and hard to get rid of.''''' inexpensive.''''' This can be advantageous if you need a low-cost stand and are willing to disassemble one to eliminate the redundant components. == Guide notes == * '''''Use common sense during the cord and socket removal procedure. Death or injury may occur if you make a mistake, as you are handing 120-240V AC!''''' and modified the lamp to accept other lamps if yours fails or you need to use something else. made modifications. * If possible, use a lamp with a dangerous problem like a busted socket guard cover, as the one in this guide had a problem with. The one I used in this guide cracked and was supported with electrical tape until it was pulled out of service due to redundancy. These are the best candidate for this type of project, as they cannot be used without major repairs and the parts cost often exceeds a similar lamp brand new. the entire lamp. * While the plastic parts on many of these lamps may not (easily) reusable (either due to their installation assembly technique from the factory (and often, or uniqueness), the socket and cord and socket can be easily reused. These should be saved reused easily. Save these for another project if they are in good condition and do not appear to be damaged. condition. * '''''DO NOT keep any part that looks damaged. Consider these parts garbage for good measure.'''''
convert it just for this task. a (broken) standing lamp by removing the lamp components. This guide will show you how to disassemble lamp is a common style lamp, and should cover 99% of them but there may be minor variations. This will not impact the guide, but this is something to keep in mind. This guide will also help you identify reusable components for other projects. [ ] '''''Read me: This While this is not the best stand you can get as modifications may be required, but many of these lamps can be had for next to nothing are cheap or even free because they are unwanted so common and hard to get rid of.''''' inexpensive.''''' This can be advantageous if you need a low-cost stand and are willing to disassemble one to eliminate the redundant components. == Guide notes == * '''''Use common sense during the cord and socket removal procedure. Death or injury may occur if you make a mistake, as you are handing 120-240V AC!''''' and modified the lamp to accept other lamps if yours fails or you need to use something else. made modifications. * If possible, use a lamp with a dangerous problem like a busted socket guard cover, as the one in this guide had a problem with. The one I used in this guide cracked and was supported with electrical tape until it was pulled out of service due to redundancy. These are the best candidate for this type of project, as they cannot be used without major repairs and the parts cost often exceeds a similar lamp brand new. the entire lamp. * While the plastic parts on many of these lamps may not (easily) reusable (either due to their installation assembly technique from the factory (and often, or uniqueness), the socket and cord and socket can be easily reused. These should be saved reused easily. Save these for another project if they are in good condition and do not appear to be damaged. condition. * '''''DO NOT keep any part that looks damaged. Consider these parts garbage for good measure.'''''