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How To Make a Light Fixture From a Galvanized Bucket

Learn how to create new outdoor lighting by turning inexpensive galvanized washtubs into pendant lights.

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To make a set of pendant lights, you will need: two galvanized metal washtubs or buckets; a drill with a step drill bit (used for sheet metal) and a 1/2” drill bit; lamp wire and socket; spool of 1" thick sisal rope; a plug; baling wire; a screwdriver; wire snips and strippers; a utility knife; measuring tape; and a magic marker.

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