This section is from the book "The Boy Mechanic Vol. 2 1000 Things for Boys to Do", by Popular Mechanics Co.. Also available from Amazon: The Boy Mechanic, Vol2: 1000 Things for Boys to Do.
A holder for either round or square shades can be easily constructed from a piece of heavy copper wire to fit on a
Two Forms of Shade Holder Made of Copper Wire for a Candlestick
candlestick. One end of the wire is looped around the upper end of the candlestick, then bent so that the main Part Will be vertical. The top end is shaped into a circle 2 in. in diameter or a square having sides 2 in. long, as desired. - Contributed by Harry Slosower, Pittsburgh, Pa.