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Minecraft for Makers by John Baichtal

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5 Redstone Lamp

The next project takes our light-up block techniques to the next level. This time we’ll make a larger assembly that works as a lamp or chandelier, running off house current and very much usable for illumination. You can see what I came up with in Figure 5-1.

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Figure 5-1: My Redstone Lamp, ensconced in my house

We’ll begin by designing the lamp in-game. As I mentioned earlier, one of the advantages of re-creating a game element is that you can design it using the game itself. I’ll also guide you through buying the light-up element and fabricating the structure that will support it.

Build a Redstone Lamp

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