Step 6: Hook Up the Plug

attaching a plug to the electrical cord
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Once the cord has been threaded through both pulleys, complete the fixture by attaching the plug. The neutral wire wraps around the plug's silver screw, and the hot wire around the brass screw. Congrats! Your new pulley sconce is now ready to hang.
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    Tools List

    • cleaning rag
      Rag
    • wire strippers
      Wire stripper
    • Phillips screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • tongue-and-groove pliers
      Pliers

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    Large pulley

    Small screw-base pulley

    Cast-iron bracket

    Beeswax polish

    WD-40Cloth-covered lamp cord

    Brass light socket

    Lamp plug

    Jute twine

    Edison-style bulb

    Metal bulb cage(optional)