Category Archives: upcycled

Found Object Garden Art / Paula Mccullough / Huntsville, Texas

My friend Paula, http://www.etsy.com/shop/IndustrialBloom, sent me a present, and I want to share it with you.  Some cool garden art.  Our garden here in Milwaukee is a bit barren this time of year, but her ‘flowers’ do add a nice touch! … Continue reading

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Personal PREDATOR Drone 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’. At present, there is no license needed to buy or possess … Continue reading

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Found Objects Wall Lamp / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

This is an uncomplicated, yet riveting, wall lamp made from found objects. https://www.etsy.com/listing/117788471

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Found Brass Fitting Wall Lamp / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I found this cool brass fitting, and wanted to use it to make a lamp. I attached it to a beautiful piece of Leopardwood, and added a vintage style light bulb. Voila! https://www.etsy.com/listing/117484234/

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A Simple? Steampunk Mod Lamp / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

The director of Gallery 218 (http://www.gallery218.com/) where I show some of my work asked me to make some more simple steampunk inspired lamps.  That seems something of a contradiction, but here is my first attempt. https://www.etsy.com/listing/117360666/steampunk-mod-lamp-number-eight

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Making It / Steampunk Rad(iator) Lamp / Mike Smith / Milwaukee

This is another in my ‘steampunk’ themed lamps. https://www.etsy.com/listing/116217770/steampunk-radiator-lamp-number-1 http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Steampunk Mod Lamps / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I’ve started a new series that I call ‘Steampunk Mod’.  Because I can call it anything I want, OK?  Actually, I was invited to a Steampunk Fair on the strength of work that someone saw in my Etsy shop.  I … Continue reading

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