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How to cut cord notch in sconce base

Cut Cord Notch in Sconce Base

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Tools needed

Tools needed

Sconce base

Sconce base

Tape for protection

Tape for protection

Tape vertically as well to protect during bending

Tape vertically as well to protect during bending

Draw notch using pliers as guide

Draw notch using pliers as guide

Cut sides with snips

Cut sides with snips

Fold tab into base

Fold tab into base

Move pliers to outside and continue to bend tab into lamp as far as possible.

Move pliers to outside and continue to bend tab into lamp as far as possible.

File cut edges. They can cut cord cover.

File cut edges. They can cut cord cover.

File corners too.

File corners too.

Remove tape.

Remove tape.

Tape cord up out of the way so it will not restrict mounting.

Tape cord up out of the way so it will not restrict mounting.

Further tape cord inside of base to keep out of way. Complete.

Further tape cord inside of base to keep out of way. Complete.

  • Straight Snips
  • Electricians pliers
  • Triangle file
  • Needlenose pliers
  • Masking tape
  • Sharpie