A telescoping “third hand” helps Club member Arthur Fish Jr. of Jonesville, Michigan, hang light fixtures. He uses a 1/2-in.-dia. x 70-in. length of conduit inserted into a 3/4‑in.-dia. x 70-in. section of conduit with a large washer as a wedge to lock the narrower length at the appropriate height. A rubber cushion typically used on a chair leg is attached to the bottom of the 3/4‑in.‑dia. section to give it a firm grip on the floor. Once the light fixture is attached, Arthur simply lifts up the locking washer to collapse the support.
Light Fixture Helper
Household DIY TipsBy American Profile on February 28, 2013
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