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0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by VLDR‭  ·  edited 1y ago by VLDR‭

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#3: Post edited by VLDR‭ · 2021-07-17T09:44:39Z (about 1 year ago)
• How can I turn this [floor lamp](https://www.flickr.com/photos/89150487@N02/8121062934/sizes/l/) 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.
• [![enter image description here][1]][1]
• 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/.
• [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/DCdXj.jpg
• How can I turn this [floor lamp](https://www.flickr.com/photos/89150487@N02/8121062934/sizes/l/) 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.
• [![enter image description here][1]][1]
• [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/DCdXj.jpg
#2: Question closed by Mithrandir24601‭ · 2021-01-15T09:13:12Z (over 1 year ago)
#1: Initial revision by VLDR‭ · 2021-01-15T00:19:33Z (over 1 year ago)
How can I turn a floor lamp, that lights upward, into a reading light?
How can I turn this [floor lamp](https://www.flickr.com/photos/89150487@N02/8121062934/sizes/l/) 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.

[![enter image description here][1]][1]

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/.

[1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/DCdXj.jpg