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How to make a sconce lamp out of a wooden crate

Lighting is a simple way to add warmth and coziness to any room. Made from a wood crate, this sconce DIY project not only adds lighting to a space, but it also adds rustic and industrial charm.
With just a few simple items, you can make this pretty sconce lamp to warm up any corner of your home. Watch the video and read the instructions below to make this useful project.
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Materials
- Small wooden crate
- Ruler
- Pencil
- Drill
- Spade bit
- Sandpaper
- Stain
- Rag or paintbrush
- Single bulb, caged light fixture
- Edison light bulb
Instructions
1. Turn the wooden crate on its side. With a ruler, measure the halfway point of the side of the create and mark it with a pencil.
2. Drill a hole with the spade bit at the pencil mark.
3. Sand the edges of the hole to be sure they are smooth.
4. Stain the wooden crate using a rag or paintbrush, making sure to cover the inside as well. Let it dry.
5. Feed the single bulb light fixture through the hole you created on the side of the wooden crate.
6. Screw on the cage piece of the light fixture, and screw in the Edison lightbulb.
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7. Hang the sconce on a wall.
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