40cm Empire Lampshade Making Kit (Duplex Fitting)
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Design a lampshade to match your upholstery, curtains, wallpaper or any room theme. Our kit makes you a professional 40cm Empire Lampshade from the covering of your choice, that can be used as a Pendant (ceiling), or with a suitable table lamp. They will connect with UK and European Lampholders or Pendant Fittings and USA Harp & Finial fittings using a Spider Fitting or Shade Carrier.
How to make them
Easy to use, laminate your covering to the self-adhesive lampshade panel and follow the step by step instructions.
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If you would like to view our video tutorial click on the link below.
What size will my covering need to be?
Your covering needs to be 1300mm x 460mm to cover the self-adhesive panel supplied
What type of lamp holders and fittings will fit this lampshade?
The Frame is manufactured with a Duplex Shade Ring (110mm in diameter)
You need to purchase a Shade Carrier to connect with UK and Euro Lampholders.
The Frame can also be used with Harp & Finial Systems predominately used in the USA by using a Duplex Converting Kit.
Lampholder Types Using Shade Carriers
B22 Bayonet Cap Lampholders (UK)
E14 Edison Screw Lampholders (EU)
E27 Edison Screw Lampholders (EU)
E26 Edison Screw Lampholders (US)
Harp & Finial Fittings
If you wanted to use the frame with a Harp & Finial fittings, used mainly in the USA, then you can use our Duplex Converting Kit
For more details click here.
Shade Carriers & Spider Fittings
The Shade Carrier is regarded as the professional way to connect lampshades to lamp holders.
Lampshades that use this system have many advantages over fixed, fitted frames.
- The Lampshade lifts off the carrier with ease
- No need to touch the lamp holder to dust or change the bulb.
- The height between the Lampshade and Lampbase can be changed
- Lampshade can be used as a Pendant using a Spider fitting
- Can be used with a Harp & Finial system using a converter
We recommend that you use a 10" Shade Carrier with this Kit
What's in the box
1 x 35cm Lampshade ring epoxy coated with Duplex fitting
1 x 40cm Lampshade ring epoxy coated
1 x Self-adhesive lampshade panel, includes 13mm kiss cut.
1 x 6-metre roll self-adhesive tape
1 x Rolled Edge tool for finishing
Lampshade Assembled Size
40cm Diameter Bottom Ring
35cm Diameter Top Ring
We recommend the use of low energy bulbs with your lampshades. They use less energy and are cool to the touch, avoiding the problem of scorching shades and ceilings.
Our lampshade materials have been tested and passed the glow wire test carried out by the Lighting Association. Contact us for test certificates.
When the lampshade is assembled, you will need a shade carrier or spider fitting to connect to your lamp-holder.
TABLE LAMP USE - Connect with a Shade Carrier
Use a 10" Shade Carrier to connect to your lamp base.
PENDANT CEILING USE - Connect with a Spider Fitting
Use a standard Spider fitting to connect the lampshade to the lamp holder on the ceiling rose.
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