Make Your Own Olive Oil Lamp

Need non-electric lighting for emergencies? With this simple project, you can make an olive oil lamp using common household materials.



Olive lamp materials
You can make your own olive oil lamp using common household materials: a canning jar, wire, string and olive oil.
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Olive oil lamp
This olive oil lamp is fast and easy to make at home, and it’s a safe, reliable light to have around during power outages.
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Make an olive oil lamp
To make the lamp, you form one end of the wire into a hook that fits over the edge of the jar, and the other into a small coil that wraps around the wick.
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