Make this bright pendant lighting project from strips of measuring tape.
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Create the pendant light top by cutting a "Beware of Dog" sign in half with tin snips. Adhere the printed sides together with construction adhesive or super glue. Let dry.
Use a compass to draw a 5-1/2-in circle on the sign. Starting at the same center point, draw a 5-in circle within the larger circle.
Mark 16 equidistant points around the 5-in circle.
Place scrap wood under the circles and drill a 1-in hole in the center.
Drill a 1/8-in hole at each of the 16 equidistant points.
Cut out the 5-1/2-in circle by first cutting out a slightly larger circle (about 6-in) and then working in to ensure a precise cut.
Attach the circle to the pendant light fixture by unscrewing the ring from the threaded bulb socket, sliding the circle on, and then screwing the ring back on to secure it in place.
Cut the measuring tape into 16 strips that are each 14-in long. Drill a 1/8-in hole 3/16-in from the end of each strip, and then hang them with S-hooks.