brass loop 1/8F IPS
5-inch brass pipes 1/8F IPS
10-inch brass pipes 1/8F IPS
18-inch brass pipe 1/8F IPS
Edison Porcelain Keyless sockets 660W-250V 1/8-27 CAP
1/8F x 1/8F IPS adjustable brass swivel
5-hole 1/8 sides x 1/8 bottom x 1/8 top large cluster body
feet of 2 wire twisted cord (more depending on sealing height)
Satco Globe Lights 40 W G40 clear (not pictured)
feet of single strand conductor wire in white (UL 1007/1569, 26 AWG, 300
feet of single strand conductor wire in black (UL 1007/1569, 26 AWG,
package of twist-on wire connectors 3(22 AWG) Min, 3(16 AWG) Max,
pair of wire strippers
roll of electrical tape
TIP: Although it is
not listed on their site, you can email SL Lighting NYC (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with the above part list, and they will ship it all to you.
Wire The Sockets:
1. Unscrew the back of the socket form the
ceramic body using the screws located in inside the socket opening.
2. Cut a 2-foot length of both black and white
wire. Use your wire stripper
to remove about 1/4 inch of the plastic sheath from the ends of each wire.
3. Twist the exposed wire ends to keep from
fraying and bend them to form a hook.
4. Be sure to always attach the black wire
to the gold screw and the white wire to the silver screw. Hook each wire in place
around the base of each screw and tighten. Reattach the socket backing,
threading the wires through the hole in the top.
5. Repeat this process for all five
Tip: Always hook the wire around the screws so
that it wraps clockwise. This will help keep it in place as your screw.
Construct The Arms:
1. Construct the brass arm by screwing it
together, as shown using the 10-inch pipe, the 5-inch pipe, and
the brass swivel. Screw the socket in place threading the wires
all the way through to the end of the 10-inch pipe.
2. Repeat this process for all five
Prep The Cloth Wire:
1. To prep the cloth wire, push back the cloth
covering from the end and secure it with electrical tape.
2. Strip both wires about 1/2 inch from the
Join The Wires:
1. Join all the small white wires in the
cluster body with the larger white cloth wire by twisting them together. Secure
with a twist on wire connector. Repeat process with the black wires.
2. Gently push the wires inside the cluster
body and reattach the cap. Thread the cloth wire through the hole in the top.
3. Thread the cloth wire through the remaining
17-inch brass pipe and screw it to the top of the cluster body.
1. Screw the brass loop to the top of your
Tip: At this point, I recommend
using an electrician to install your new chandelier. You should let her or
him know that you will need a brass dome canopy kit to complete the
Stuck on a step? The OKL team is happy to
help! Email Megan at email@example.com ask a question about this how-to.
Thanks again to the OKL team for sharing this amazing tutorial with us! I can’t wait to make my own. :)