How do I know what size lamp harp I need?

How do you measure a harp for a lamp?

The measurement for harps is from the “base” (that’s the bottom as shown in the photo) to the bottom part of the screw on top. If your lame already has the base attached, you can just use the top part of the harp.

Are lamp harps universal?

Most table lamps, which accept fabric shades are set up with industry standard Regular Weight harps and Regular Weight harp bases. … A Regular Weight harp will fit either a Regular Weight harp base or a Heavy Duty harp base.

How tall should my lamp harp be?

The shade should be twice as wide as the lamp base, and one third of the total height of the lamp. So for a 6-inch lamp base, the shade should be at least 12 inches wide. And if the total height of the lamp (including the bulb and harp) is 24 inches, the shade should be 8 inches tall.

What is a spider lamp shade fitter?

A spider fitter attaches a lampshade to a lamp base. Image Credit: CoolestMovies/iStock/GettyImages. A lampshade spider fitting connects a lampshade and lamp base together through the use of a harp, saddle and finial.

How do you convert Uno lamp shade to harp?

How To Use an Uno Shade with a Harp & Finial Lamp

  1. 1 & 2. …
  2. Unscrew the finial and then squeeze the harp to remove it. …
  3. Pop the socket itself apart. …
  4. Remove the top portion of the socket to reveal wire connections. …
  5. Thread the wire through the ring of the uno shade and then through the socket cup.
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What are the types of lamp shade fittings?

There are three basic types of lamp shade fittings: spider fittings, uno fittings, and clip-on fittings: Spider Fittings: Spider fittings are the most common type of fitting for table and floor lamps and are used with harps.

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