Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fixing a Lamp…

My daughter’s lamp stopped working a little while ago, and it’s a fairly nice touch dimmer lamp from Pottery Barn Kids. Shouldn’t be too hard to fix, right? Nope, turns out the controller they used is fairly specific in size and specs, and there is basically only one place to buy them from. Someone on eBay, who I’m fairly sure ran into the same issue and discovered that the only place to buy the controllers was direct from the manufacturer in China, in bulk wholesale quantity. So now he sells them on eBay, and I bought 4.

Here’s the parts…

And here’s the finished result…

Here’s reassembling the base containing the controller…