Converting a light fixture to a power outlet can be done in two ways.
Convert wall mount light to plug in.
How to change a light fixture into a plug in lamp.
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The 2 side holes are the screw holes where the light will be mounted to the metal mount and wall unit bookcase.
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Be sure to measure from the male end of the extension cord that you ll use to plug in the light fixture to the place on the cord where you will need to cut it leaving enough slack to wire it to the light fixture and reach the desired receptacle.
The conversion procedure involves connecting the fixture s wires to a length of lamp cord which is then plugged into a regular wall outlet.
Using a wire stripper or sharp scissors very carefully strip the plastic sheathing off the copper wires without cutting the wires.
To do this you simply purchase a screw in adapter that will screw into your light socket like a light bulb but it will have a plug or two on the end of it.
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Your fixture may already have the wires separated which is fine.
You will also need a screwdriver twist on wire connectors aka wire nuts or marrettes and electrical tape.
The metal plate i got is what will attach to the wall to keep the wires separate from the wall as they are not buried in a box like most hard wired light fixtures would be.
A simple way to convert battery powered string lights into plug in powered string lights using a transformer that you may have laying around.
Step 1 shut off the circuit breaker that supplies electrical current to the light fixture.
If you re wondering how you can hang a wall sconce light fixture without running wiring in the wall then you ve come to the right place.
Using your fingers pry apart your two wires 1 2 on both the fixture cord and the lamp cord.
This process will also work if you have a ceiling mounted fixture but no light switch.
Attach the metal mount to the backside of the bookcase or wall unit.