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Wall-mounted lamp is made by outfitting a two-bulb ceiling fixture with a lamp cord and dimmer switch. Large, shallow basket serves as a shade.
APARTMENT LIFE Jul 1978 (v.10#7) pg. 73

Robin Williams' apartment features a pair of wall sconces from metal industrial lamps, giant hat rack, and a "four-dipper vanilla" bed. Instructions included.
APARTMENT LIFE Mar 1980 (v.12#3) pg. 39, 79

Photo shows how to build a tall wall-mounted contemporary light from 1x6s and acrylic plastic. Est. cost: $54.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 60

Photo shows how to make a decorative, diffused light source cube that can be mounted on a wall. Light is directed both up and down through the top and bottom of the box which are frosted glass. Est. cost: $13.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 48

Photo shows how a spotlight-type wall light fixture can be made from a cylinder of aluminum and a block of wood. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 50

Photo shows how to make a modern arc lamp. Lamp is attached to a wall and extends out on a framework of black 1/2" plastic pipe shaped in a large arc. A large globe is mounted in two metal mixing bowls. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 49

Acrylic art deco wall light. Est. cost: $26.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 62, 80

Two light fixtures enhanced with wooden grids. (1) Pendent lantern's grid covers an acrylic cylinder. (2) Plain wall sconce is accented with a minigrid.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1989 (v.67#9) pg. 71

How to make semi-hexagonal wall lamps from three 7"x20" insert shutters. Shutter opening are covered with panes of frosted glass or plastic. Est. cost: $12.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #142 Feb 1973 (v.23#2) pg. 56

Swing-arm shop lamp. Electrical conduit, bent in a 90-degree angle, is the support for a clip-light. A board, fastened to the wall, holds eyescrews that serve as a holder for the conduit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 19

Resurrecting the William T. Bolton house (Pasadena, CA) which was designed by Charles and Henry Greene. Includes details for a Greene and Greene style wall lantern featuring leaded-glass.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 28
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 4

Designer's sketchbook views use of wall-mounted light fixtures (sconces).
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.14#6) pg. 56

A wall mounted cylinder lamp features a shade made from narrow wood strips laminated to a cylinder of plastic.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1980 (v.69#9) pg. 34

Brass shade and hardwood plaque wall lamp.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #418 Mar 1963 (v.59) pg. 133

Wall-hung hanging lamp made from a collander.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1964 (v.184#5) pg. 155

Semicircular wall lamp made of wood.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #214 Feb 1963 (v.34#2) pg. 85

Diagonal light panels for a wall are made from porcelain fixtures and globe lights mounted on pine strips.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 27 1978 (v.42#1) pg. 92, 162

Butterfly sconce is made by backing a butterfly kite with interfacing and mounting it in front of a two-bulb ceiling fixture. Sconce is hung on the wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 78, 109

Arts & Crafts style wall sconce (lamp) features an oak frame, copper roof panel and sheet-mica diffusers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 66, Insert
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 14

Wall lamp relies on careful chamfers to an interesting background timber for effect. Drawings show single and double arm variations on the theme.
WOODWORKER #1060 Mar 1982 (v.86) pg. 190

Prairie-style electric wall sconce replicates one designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the May House (Grand Rapids, Michigan).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 50

Wall-mounted (pin-up) lamp simulates a Victorian gas lamp with a glass globe cover. Constructed mostly of wood.
WOODWORKING TODAY #27 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 23

Three contemporary lamps of square design that are wall-hung, free-standing and table.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1964 (v.20#3) pg. 32

Pin-up lamp has laminated wood stem and shield-shaped base.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 44

Wall mounted scissor lamp for area lighting. Wooden scissor mechanism allows a small lamp to be pulled out from the wall and positioned right over your reading material.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 42

Home lighting. Boxes shed light up, down and out. Oak-veneer slotted boxes, built into shelves or hung on a wall, form unique light fixtures.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 38