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G4 lampholder for handmade lamps

Description du modèle 3D

A lampholder for G4 bulbs. Use this to make your own lamps using recycled glass jars, timber and beads.

I use these to hold the LED bulbs into lamps that I design and make. My finished lamps are available for sale from my website or Etsy shop. I share the files for 3d printed parts here to encourage others to conbine their printed parts with recycling.

Look out for an 'instructable' about how to make my lamps...

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Paramètres d'impression 3D

I get best results from printing with an Ultimaker 2, PLA and the 'Fine' quality setting. For some filaments that are translucent or tend to be brittle, I increase the wall thickness to 1.2 or 1.6.

No. 6 x 25mm self tapping screws work well to fix the lampholder down through the printed holes. The G4 fitting should be a good fit when pushed into the centre (you might need to scale the model to compensate for any shrinkage, mine work fine...)

This prints in 4 hours, for the fine setting, and 7.5 hours is the wall thickness is increased.


I am a designer / maker, and university lecturer based in Dorset, UK.

I teach at BA (Hons) Modelmaking at AUB and an evening class in professional meodelmaking for architects and designers.

I design, make and sell via


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