How to Create a Beaker Lamp
Use this step-by-step to make this quirky and fun desk lamp featured in HGTV Magazine.
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- 5-liter, 8.5” glass flask
- flask stand
- Edison light bulb, 30 watt
- 10” glass plate
Purchase a 5-liter glass flask and flask stand at www.onlinesciencemall.com and a 30-watt Edison light bulb at 1000bulbs.com (S21 Edison Style). You can find a 10” glass plate online at anchorhocking.oneida.com.
Go to Your Local Glass Store
Ask them to cut a 4” inch round hole into the bottom of your beaker, large enough so your light bulb will fit through the opening.
Visit a Lighting Expert
Have the beaker wired at your local lighting store. Consider a dimmer switch so you can adjust the lighting.
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