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How can I turn a floor lamp, that lights upward, into a reading light? [closed]

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Closed as off topic by Mithrandir24601‭ on Jan 15, 2021 at 09:13

This question is not within the scope of Physics.

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How can I turn this floor lamp into a reading light? I want all light exiting upwards from the lamp shade to point down.

Do I just buy a mirror and put it on top of the lamp shade? Then the mirror can reflect down any light. But is this safe? I use a fluorescent light bulb, but it still heats up! I don't want fire hazards.

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This isn't my post, but I forgot where I happened upon it...https://www.doityourself.com/forum/, https://www.house-improvements.com/forums/, or https://www.diychatroom.com/.

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I'm afraid I don't understand how this is a physics question - it looks like e.g. a DIY or home improvement question to me. Would you be able to expand on why this is about physics? Mithrandir24601‭ 4 months ago

Get the proper lamp for the light pattern you want. Olin Lathrop‭ 4 months ago

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