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Title: Lamp rewiring
Post by: AllonsyPond on March 19, 2018, 01:30:15 PM
Hello,
I got this beautiful 50's tension lamp at an estate sale and it needs to be rewired.  Any leads on someone who can do that in the neighborhood (it's really tall and annoying to carry), feel free to pass it on to me.  Also have another old bar clock that no longer works that I'd love to have looked at too.

Thanks!
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: ljr on March 19, 2018, 11:31:15 PM
There is a big hardware store on 37th up around 88th St, south side of the street. I cannot recall the name but there is someone at the store who repairs lamps. I've had a few fixed there--very inexpensive, too.
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: AllonsyPond on March 20, 2018, 09:54:09 AM
Thanks!  I'll check it out...

It's just such a pain to carry...I'll take pics and show them that first.

Best,
Liz
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: ljr on March 20, 2018, 11:58:32 AM
I put my floor lamp in a rolling laundry/shopping cart and it wasn't too bad. I used to drive things like this to the repair shop at Gracious Home when I lived in Manhattan--but they are gone now anyway and I had no idea where to go with broken lamps. The guy at the hardware store went to some pains to fix mine up when he could have just said no, cannot do. So I appreciated that--he had to drill a hole to fit a new switch in. The lamp is old and he didn't have switches that fit.
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: sjze10 on March 20, 2018, 05:56:22 PM
Best place for rewiring :

Barnett Lighting on the corner of 108th St & Roosevelt ave
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: Handyman on April 12, 2018, 08:51:55 AM
Hi I am an experienced electrician and i have built custom lighting as well as repaired and rewired ligjt fixtures. I am available an in the area. Call me anytime at 917.804.8427

Dean
Title: Re: Lamp rewiring
Post by: Heightsman on October 13, 2018, 11:21:14 AM
I agree: Barnett Lighting on 108 St and Roosevelt is great. I just had one lamp switch replaced and a vintage lamp put back together. Highly recommended!