How To Install Adirondack Antler Chandelier
How To Install Adirondack Antler Chandelier – If you like hunting deer, then chances are good that you have a collection of adirondack antler chandelier. Even if you do not hunt, you can find shed antlers annually dollars. Arrange these horns of a deer antler chandelier as a unique way to display your trophies. Apart from deer antlers, you will need kit chandelier lighting or some cables, some tools and knowledge of how to work with electrical wiring in order to complete this project. Your deer antler chandelier can be as simple or as elaborate as you want.
Assess your adirondack antler chandelier collection. Use hooves that are unique yet similar in size. If you have three or four horns that are completely unique, you might want to insert them into the top of the chandelier to showcase them. Determine the size and position of deer antler chandelier. Plan how many lights you want in your chandelier. You can either buy kit chandelier lighting. Another alternative is to disassemble an old chandelier. This option is safe only as long as there is no damage to the wires and cables are not too brittle age.
Clean adirondack antler chandelier with oil soap. Clean both outside and inside hollow. Drill a hole in the horn where you plan to install light bulbs. Coat each set of horns with clear polyurethane or stain. Let the stain or polyurethane to dry. Apply a second coat and let it dry well. Connect deer antlers together. Use antler putty or modeling clay to hold the lights in place on the antler tips. Let the clay or putty to dry. Attach a chain to the antler chandelier. Hang chain with its chandelier in the ceiling. Fill out the wiring in the ceiling fixture or hire an electrician to make the connection for you.