How to Make Your Metal Table Lamp Looks Like a Metal Table Article What are the steps to creating a metal table lighting fixture? The American Chemical Society (ACS) has a page with all the details of how to create a metal light fixture. Here are some of the basics to get started: Step 1: Find a suitable lamp shade. For best results, you want a shade that has a nice dark copper or chrome finish. This will help create the desired color contrast. (Click to enlarge) Step 2: The lamp’s base. The base is where the metal is housed in a light fixture; you’ll need a base that will fit the lamp’s height and width. You’ll want a solid wood base that’s a few inches tall or wider. The height and length of the base should match the lamp height and the width. (See our metal table lamps

for more details.)Step 3: The base of the lamp.The metal base will be the primary component of the fixture.The final…