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Save me from the horrors of overhead lighting!

How can I make my new living room light cozy and not overhead-style sterile? [more inside]
posted by annabellee on Jul 24, 2011 - 8 answers

 

Can a one-way CFL bulb be used in a three-way socket?

Can I use a one-way CFL bulb in a three-way socket? [more inside]
posted by binary on Jun 8, 2008 - 6 answers

What is up with my lamp?

I have a table lamp that takes a three-way bulb. The lamp does not have a standard switch; rather, you adjust the intensity of the light and turn the lamp on or off by tapping the metal base one, two, or three times. Recently the lamp's bulb burned out and I replaced it with the same kind of three-way bulb that was in there before. But now tapping the base produces no effect - the lamp stays on its brightest setting and can only be turned on and off by plugging it in or unplugging it. What happened, and can it be fixed? I've only had this lamp for about six months, and it wasn't cheap. I've tried various different bulbs, but nothing seems to work.
posted by zembla3 on Jun 8, 2007 - 7 answers

Turn an antique bottle into an incandescent bulb!

Craftiwork Filter: Help me turn an antique bottle into a light bulb/fixture. The incandescent sort. [more inside]
posted by Phyltre on May 27, 2007 - 10 answers

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