china ball lamp
We made this…
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…and these.
lamp1

UNPLUG THE LAMP FIRST

1. Pry the socket shell out of its base. Cut the wires to remove the socket. Then loosen the setscrew so you can unscrew the socket base.

lamp2
2. Unscrew the socket base from the threaded tube. If the base won’t spin off by hand, grab the tube and the base with a pliers to spin it free. Then screw on the new base and tighten the setscrew.
lamp3
3. Strip off 1/2 in. of insulation with a wire stripper and twist the wire strands together. If you pull off any wire strands while stripping, cut back the cord and start over.
lamp4
4. Tie an underwriter’s knot in the cord. Then connect the wires by wrapping them clockwise around the screws and tightening. Connect the neutral wire to the silver screw.
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5. Pull the excess cord down through the lamp. Slip the insulation sleeve and socket shell over the socket and snap the shell into the base.
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Now add a switch.