The Cobbler’s Children



I’m sure you all know the story of the cobbler’s children having no shoes.  We do have cloth-covered wire in our house, but often things go years before they are rewired.  Case in point is a little fan that I have planned to mount on the wall in the bathroom to try to alleviate that just-out-of-the-shower way-way-too-hot feeling.  Since the temperatures have been going up into the 90s recently, and working from home has been keeping the things I’ve been meaning to do in my face all day, every day, the little Perfex fan is finally getting a fix-up.

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What’s in a Socket?

Electrical lamp sockets from Sundial Wire

One of the things we realized early on was the fact that when people were replacing the electrical wire on their lamps they often needed a good socket as well. Since all sockets are not created equal we thought we’d give a short primer of the different types of sockets and their various components.

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