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smitty0312

06:07PM | 09/30/06
Member Since: 09/29/06
1 lifetime posts
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I'm building a table lamp, it's going to have 2 lights....1 in the column of the base and the other up where the normal bulb goes under lamp shade, I want to have the capability of turning lower light off while upper light still lighted and vise verses top off bottom still lit......how do I wire this? Any help well appeciated! Thankyou Smitty

Billhart

04:43AM | 10/01/06
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
The best way is to use a lamp socket with a built in "3-way" switch that will go from OFF, night light, main light, both, OFF.

They are not common to find, but here is one source.

The first is a full kit with harp, lamp cord, candalabra socket, etc.

http://www.meiselwoodhobby.com/cgi-bin/webplus.exe?script=/shop/item.wml&groupid=2&prodid=1248&deptid=13&SessionID=200610174118238

This is just the socket/switch. #942

http://www.meiselwoodhobby.com/cgi-bin/webplus.exe?script=/shop/item.wml&groupid=2&prodid=940&deptid=13&SessionID=200610174118238

I used it on this project.

http://store.woodstore.net/lamp.html


kass3854yahoocom

08:03AM | 01/09/08
Member Since: 01/08/08
1 lifetime posts
After cumbersom registration on site, I am disappointed that video for lamp switch replacement is not available. Why was it listed if it isn't available?
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