Posts Tagged ‘decor’

Three-branch chandelier

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Chandelier

Compared to the original Adelman chandelier, this one is flatter and doesn’t hang as far, better for a smaller room with a lower ceiling.

Main body:
– (1) BOLG3 Large cluster body
– (1) SV140 Adjustable swivel
– (2) BOT2 Tapered brass cluster body
– (1) PIBR06-0X8 6″ pipe
– (1) PIBR05-0X8 5″ pipe
– (3) PIBR04-0X8 4″ pipe
– (1) PIBR03-0X8 3″ pipe
– (2) PIBR02-0X8 2″ pipe
– (1) RE1/8FX1/4MS Reducer with shoulder
– Plenty of black and white wire (say, 10 feet each)

For the five fixtures:
– (5) SR0-3/8 Slip ring
– (5) CU578 Cup w/ 1/8″ hole
– (5) SO10045 Porcelain socket
– (3) BUEG16C40 Globe Edison clear bulb
– (2) BUET10C40 Tubular Edison clear bulb

For the canopy and hanging:
– (1) NE449NP Straight coupling
– (1) NI0-1/2X1/8 Steel nipple
– (1) CA34 or CA04 Black canopy

Adelman-inspired Desk Lamp

Friday, August 1st, 2014

After I built my version of the Adelman Chandelier, I started experimenting with different designs, including this desk lamp.

Inquisitive desk lamp

Parts

  • 1 cluster body – item BOLG3
  • 1 8″ pipe – item PIBR08-OX8
  • 1 6″ pipe – item PIBR06-OX8
  • 2 5″ pipes – item PIBR05-OX8
  • 1 2″ pipe – item PIBR02-OX8
  • 1 1/2″ brass nipple
  • 1 nut
  • 2 balls
  • 1 switched lamp cord
  • 1 half silver bulb
  • 2 brass swivels – item SV140
  • 1 socket – item SO10045
  • 1 brass cup – item CU578
  • 1 brass reducer – item RE1/8FX1/4MS
  • white wire, black wire

Adelman Chandelier

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

A clickable copy of the parts list from the DIY Lindsay Adelman chandelier. Here’s another example with a lot of discussion in the comments.

From grandbrass.com

From indexfasteners.com

  • 2 plug buttons – item 5S48lS4K5900 (not for sale there; I skipped them entirely)

From amazon.com

From mcmaster.com (products not directly linkable)

  • 1 box or wire connectors – item 7108K32 (not shown on the diagram)
  • 10 feet of white wire – item 7587K138 (not shown on the diagram)
  • 10 feet of black wire – item 7587K133 (not shown on the diagram)
  • 1 electrical tape – item 76455A21 (not shown on the diagram)
  • 1 wire stripper – item 7660K14 (tool not shown on the diagram)

Other useful bits

  • Fixture mounting crossbar – item CB1/4
  • Universal mounting plate – item CBU2