Known as an oil lantern or candle, it is made from a container that contains fuel oil. On the flammable liquid, a piece of cork or wood is placed, which floats on the solution. On the piece of cork is fixed a waxed wick that is above the entire container, facing up. Ambient lighting occurs when the light is on. The lamps have been used for a long time, refer back to prehistory and never lost their use since they were invented. It is used since prehistoric times; but there are no exact records of how it came about.
To make a homemade oil lantern, the following materials are necessary: a piece of aluminum foil, 4 pins, rope, a stopper (cork), pliers, nail, knife, hammer and scissors. There are several types of lamps, which have their categories defined according to their shape, design, structure and material used in their construction, which can be ceramics, gold, bronze, silver, stone and clay.
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There is a type of lamp called porong, which is developed with cans of oil and kerosene. This type of lamp is widely used by rubber extractors to light the way. There are several types of oil lantern, which have their categories defined according to their shape, design, structure and material used in their construction.