replacement wooden lamp bases can be purchased, we are going to try to fix this one simply by gluing the broken piece back in place. Many types of glue will work with this wood. Next we move to the socket. This lamp was brought in with the socket shell removed from the socket cap. It is apparent this socket interior has a unique design. It has a quick connecting system that does not require an wire stripping or screwing onto posts.
|New socket interior on the left and old socket interior on the right|
The cord is plugged in and a bulb screwed into the socket. We test the work.
wood glue on the base and a new lamp socket interior. Those were the only lamp parts needed. Total cost: <$3.00 Total time: < 10 minutes