Tripod lamp, diy

This is an inspiration post not so much a diy instruction, because the lamp is made of mostly scrap.


Old broken camera tripod
Round cap from old lamp
Bulb holder
Electrical cord
Some hardware
IKEA shade


Don’t want to read the book? Watch the movie!

This is the broken tripod i used. I think i have had it at least in fifteen years. A friend gave it to me, I don’t know why because it was broken even then, and why did I keep it all this time. At least now it has a purpose.


To get something to attach the bulb holder to I used a scrap piece from another broken lamp. This broken lamp I have had sins the dawn of time… I think i have some kind of hording disorder.


Measuring and drilling some holes to be able to fastening the scrap piece on the tripod head.


Now its time to add the electrical stuff


Cut the inner cord to about 20-25mm, and strip them about 4-5mm.


Make sure the cord is securely attached.


Now its time to put it all together.


Adding an IKEA Jära lamp shade.


This is the amazing result…… At least I think it is amazing.

The best tripod lamp I ever had! The only tripod lamp I ever had


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Enkel och billig hållare för smartphone, för filmning

Read in English

En dag kom jag fram till att jag verkligen behövde en hållare till min smartphone så jag kunde ha bägge händer fria när jag filmade på mitt skrivbord. Men de hållare jag hittade online var för dyra så eftersom jag gillar att bygga saker byggde jag mig en egen.

Saker jag köpte:
IKEA, Tertial
BILTEMA, Snabbtving


Jag tog bort sladden och hållaren till skärmen. Dessa sparade jag till ett senare projekt.


Plockade av det lilla silvriga fästet och hammrade det plant.



Borrade ett extra hål i snabbtvingen och skruvade sedan ihop allt igen.


Så här blev det!

Simple smartphone holder for filming, on the cheap.

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One day i realized i needed a holder for my smartphone when i was filming stuff on my bench. But the holders i found online was too expensive and i like to build things myself so i thought up this idea.

Things i bought:
IKEA, Tertial
BILTEMA, Snabbtving


I began whit removing the shade holder and electrical cord carefully and saved them for other projects.


Removed the little holder and pounded it flat whit a large hammer.



Drilled a new hole in the clamp and put i all back together.


This is how it turned out!