How to Make a Light From a Hurricane Lantern

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How to Make a Light From a Hurricane Lantern
Change a hurricane lamp into an electric lamp in five minutes. (Hurricane Lamp on wall image by Pezography from Fotolia.com)

Convert a hurricane lantern or oil lamp into an electric lamp in less than five minutes. It may take some time, however, to find an oil-lamp adaptor. An oil-lamp adaptor is the least-intrusive way to convert a hurricane lantern or oil lamp into an electrical lamp. Several adaptor designs are available to match the time period of your lamp.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Electric oil-lamp adaptor
  • Hurricane lamp
  • Light bulb

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Remove the chimney glass from the top of the hurricane lamp.

  2. 2

    Twist or pop off the oil adaptor.

  3. 3

    Twist or pop in the electric oil adaptor.

  4. 4

    Insert and secure a light bulb.

  5. 5

    Put the glass chimney onto the base.

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