Re-wiring a lamp with three bulb sockets and a dimmer

Question

This lamp had a dimmer which was underneath the base, the knob of the dimmer was threaded came thru a hole in that base.  The wires have become so mixed up that I can’t figure out how to replace all those wires together so that the dimmer works with all three lights simultaneously.  I’m a woman in my 80’s and have replaced most of my wall light switches with dimmers but this lamp has me stumped.  I’m afraid to wire it wrong and make a mess of everything.

I’ve tried to include the pictures but that also seems to be a problem.  They are in my pictures but not as a file.

Will you help me with a diagram?

 

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ALICE 3 years 1 Answer 497 views

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  1. Well they say a picture is worth a thousand words. Hopefully this does the trick for you.

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