Category Archives: upcycled

Making It / Found Object Sculpture With Light Number 19 / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I love this pieces of rusted raw metal and decided to show it off by mounting it on this block of hardwood. I’ve used a dimmer light socket so the bulb can be as bright or dim as you like. … Continue reading

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Making It / Found Object Sculpture With Light Number 17 / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I love these pieces of rusted raw metal and decided to show them off by mounting them on this block of hardwood. https://www.etsy.com/listing/122048564/found-object-sculpture-with-light     http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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DASCHUND Found Object Sculpture With Light / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

Our 17 year old dog died this past year, and I’m still deciding about getting another one. I created this sculpture as a sort of replacement in the mean time. It measures 16″w x 7″d x 8″h. The vintage style … Continue reading

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In Orbit / Found Object Sculpture With Light / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I had been looking at my various pieces of junk for awhile.  My method is to go out to my garage/studio, have a cigarette, and try to imagine a way to put various found objects together into something interesting.  I … Continue reading

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BALLS / Making It / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

The idea behind this lamp is quite simple, really. If you are getting ‘ideas’ and want to communicate this with your partner non-verbally, you can simply switch this lamp on. If your partner leaves the lamp on, it may be … Continue reading

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Personal Predator Drone Sculpture Mobile Lamp / Making It / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

Be the first on your block to have their own personal PREDATOR drone! Can detect, and eliminate individual targets anywhere in the world., faster than you can say ‘whatever’.  This is the second in my series of personal drones.  I … Continue reading

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Asteriod Miner Spaceship / email

I just had to post the following email I received about this lamp!  Below the photo, I’ve reprinted the info from my Etsy listing. Asteroid Miner Spaceship ZXCVB 109q Floor Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb and Solar Powered Propeller, listing … Continue reading

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