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Making It / Lawn Chair Mobile / Mike Smith

I found this chair yesterday when I was moving out a lot of my sister’s stuff from the rafters of the garage, and decided to make this simple mobile with it.  It slowly, peacefully twists in the wind. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Mobile With Metal Scraps / Mike Smith

As I’m now making mobiles, I realized again how almost everything I make ‘does’ something.  Clocks, lamps, mirrors, and now mobiles.  I start out with an idea, but definitely not a plan with measurements and all that.  And, make it … Continue reading

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Making It / Kitchen Tools Mobile / Mike Smith

I’m the cook at our house, and I love kitchen tools, so……..   I placed this mobile so that I can see it out my kitchen window.

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Making It / Wine Barrel Hoops Mobile / Mike Smith

I’m having fun making mobiles now!

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Making It / Predator Drones Waiting For The Coordinates / Mike Smith

I’ve been trying to think of ways to use these boxes of shiny pipes I was given, and since I’ve always wanted to make a mobile, I designed and built this in a couple hours this afternoon. (I will deliver … Continue reading

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Making It / Shiny Recycled Pipe Flower Floor Lamp / Mike Smith

I was given a box full of these metal pipes, and have started making them into lamps. I’ve started with about the most simple designs possible. I like my creations uncomplicated, so that the viewer can focus attention on the … Continue reading

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Making It / Shiny Recycled Pipe Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb Number 7 / Mike Smith

I was given a box full of these metal pipes, and have started making them into lamps. I’ve started with about the most simple designs possible. I like my creations uncomplicated, so that the viewer can focus attention on the … Continue reading

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Making It / Vintage Food Grater Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

I found this old food grater at Dodge Antiques in Algoma Wis, and decided to make it come to life by making it into a kitchen wall lamp. I love bring new life and usefulness to these old items. http://www.etsy.com/listing/98684025/vintage-food-grater-wall-lampContinue reading

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Making It / Shiny Recycled Pipe Wall Lamp With Flickering Flame And Vintage Style Bulb Number 5 / Mike Smith

I was given a box full of these metal pipes, and have started making them into lamps. This is my most simple design. I like my creations uncomplicated, so that the viewer can focus attention on the shapes, textures, colors. … Continue reading

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Making It / Shiny Recycled Pipe Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb Number 3 / Mike Smith

I was given a box full of these metal pipes, and have started making them into lamps. I’ve started with about the most simple design possible. I like my creations uncomplicated, so that the viewer can focus attention on the … Continue reading

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