I found this old industrial whisk at the huge Brimfield Flea market this summer. It just screamed to be used for something cool. So with a lamp-kit and a few tools I turned it into a hanging lamp. Perfect for the kitchen!

You will need:
One old industrial whisk
Hanging lamp kit
One screwdriver
Edison light bulb
  1. Make sure the lamp set is not plugged in.
  2. Unscrew the socket until it comes apart; unscrew the screws holding the two wires in place.
  3. Pull the cord through the whisk; re-assemble the socket.
  4. Wrap one wire around one screw and tighten.
  5. Do the same for the second wire (make sure the wires are not touching).
  6. Screw the socket back into position; add a lightbulb.
  7. Hang the lamp and turn on.


Photography by Frances Janisch

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