light bulb to oil lamp

The incandescent bulb has passed into the domain of old technology with the recent adoption of compact fluorescent bulbs by every day consumers. So what to do with those old bulbs?

Inspired by Sergio Silva’s piece I set out to transform my old bulbs into ‘slow lights’. With a little assistance from these handy instructions on how to gut a bulb, a wick, a bottle cap, and some paraffin lamp oil my little Sunday morning project was a success.

bulb-oil-lamp3 light bulb to oil lamp