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Making It / Vintage Metal Shoe Makers Form Lamp With Vintage Style Light Bulb / Mike Smith

My wife found this metal shoe makers form at a rummage sale and bought it for me because she knew I would do something with it. And, here it is! https://www.etsy.com/listing/103491682 http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It For Paula #2 / Found Object Table Lamp / Mike Smith

This is the second lamp I’ve made using parts that Paula Mccullough           (http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaulaArt) has sent me.  For this one, I’ve used  the white plastic and black rubber pieces of hers, and a metal shut-off valve … Continue reading

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Making It For Paula / Found Object Table Lamp / Mike Smith

My friend, Paula Mccullough, sent me this curved piece of pipe, and asked me to make a lamp out of it.  After considering 8 or 10 different ideas, this is what I came up with.  I’m trying to convince her … Continue reading

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Making It / Honda Motorcycle Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

A friend of mine gave me this Honda motorcycle gas tank about six months ago, and asked me to make some kind of lamp with it.  It’s taken me this long of occasionally looking at it to come up with … Continue reading

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Making It / Predator Drone Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

I’m having fun using these shiny recycled parts I was given.  I can also make this lamp to hang from the ceiling.  Also, see my mobile:  https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/4543/ https://www.etsy.com/listing/101515739/predator-drone-wall-lamp http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Clock Mobile / Mike Smith

I’ve been trying to think of different possibilities for my mobiles.  Here’s my ‘Clock Mobile’. https://www.etsy.com/listing/101281622/clock-mobile http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Toilet Floats Mobile / Mike Smith

A friend of mine, who is a plumber, gave me a bucket full of these floats.  This mobile is my second project using them. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting https://www.etsy.com/listing/101278426/toilet-floats-mobile-number-two

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Making It / Similar Recycled Junk Lamp / Mike Smith

The person that bought the lamp below https://www.etsy.com/transaction/82078001   sent this request:   “I’d like another one somewhat similar to this one in height and weight. Not the same exact thing, just looking for balance. I do however prefer the the way the … Continue reading

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Making It / Mobile Replica of Planetary System 293zBK44r92zzx / Mike Smith

A friend of mine, who is a plumber, gave me a bucket full of these floats.  This mobile is my first project using them.  The only really crucial thing to remember when making a mobile is to start at the … Continue reading

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Making It / Paul Barbera / New York City

I’m posting a link to Paul’s site because he has done something like what I’m trying to do with my Making It category.  But, he has been photographing artist’s whole environments, and has had a book published showing these! “Where … Continue reading

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