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Making It / Rusty Muffler and Old Wine Barrel Staves Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

I’ve used a rusty muffler, and some old wine barrel staves to make this wall lamp. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Found Metal Desk Lamp / Mike Smith

I found this piece of muffler or whatever behind the Mobil station where I get my cars worked on. I knew right away that it would make a good shade. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Found Metal Artifact Desk Lamp Number 19 / Mike Smith

I love using ‘found’ objects. I mounted these two found metal pieces on a Cocobolo hardwood base. Perfect on the desk of the confident, self assured person you are. Or, at least, maybe you know someone that does describe who … Continue reading

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Making It / Book Match Hard Maple Corner Table Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb / Mike Smith

I found this ‘book match’ pair of hard maple boards at the specialty hard wood shop I go to, and it took me awhile to decide how to use them, but here it is. http://www.etsy.com/listing/97670421/book-match-hard-maple-corner-table-lamp                          … Continue reading

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Making It / Steampunk Spindle Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb and Atomic Clock, Not / Mike Smith

http://www.etsy.com/listing/97424425/steampunk-spindle-lamp-with-vintage                                http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Found Metal Artifact Desk Lamp Number 17 / Mike Smith

I love using ‘found’ objects. I’m not really sure what the pieces of metal for the base were used for, but the ‘shade’ is cut from an old tin ceiling tile, and now they are a lamp! http://www.etsy.com/listing/97313080/found-metal-artifact-desk-lamp-number-17                … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Luke Kelly / LukeLampCo

Luke has a somewhat similar aesthetic to mine.  Use old stuff, recycle, upcycle, etc.  I guess I use more rusty junk than he does, but….. “I decided there is way too much cool old lighting out there left lonely and … Continue reading

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