How to Cut Cord Notch in Sconce Base

Sconce base intended to be mounted over a hole modified to allow the cord to pass through.

How to Cut Cord Notch in Sconce Base
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Tools needed

Tools needed

2
Sconce base

Sconce base

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3
Tape for protection

Tape for protection

4
Tape vertically as well to protect during bending

Tape vertically as well to protect during bending

5
Draw notch using pliers as guide

Draw notch using pliers as guide

6
Cut sides with snips

Cut sides with snips

7
Fold tab into base

Fold tab into base

8
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.

9
File cut edges. They can cut cord cover.

File cut edges. They can cut cord cover.

10
File corners too.

File corners too.

11
Remove tape.

Remove tape.

12
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.

13
Further tape cord inside of base to keep out of way. Complete.

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

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