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  • Suzy Brooks

    Heres a tutorial from Home Garden Television (HGTV) on how to make a stacked-book table lamp using hardcover books, a lamp kit, lamp shade, drill, and screwdriver.  (Even though new uses for old books is a recurring theme here on Unconsumption, if youve got books you no longer want, but think could be of interest to other readers, then consider selling them or giving them away instead of using them as raw material for lamps or other projects!)

  • Julie Miller

    Brooklyn Limestone: Steal this Idea*: Old Book Table Lamp

  • PiiM TR

    Stacked-Books Table Lamp - DIY Furniture Projects: 5 Rustic Industrial Pieces on HGTV

  • Karene Feltner

    Repurposed/Upcycled: Tutorial for a Stacked Books Table Lamp - Not a fan of the lampshade, but love the idea of using books!

  • Mississippi Library Commission

    Stacked-Books Table Lamp Stacked-Books Table Lamp | Upcycle old books by turning them into a one-of-a-kind lamp.| By Dan Faires #book #lamp #4thehome #DIY

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