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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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Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment Project Planned To Save Earth From Space Rocks

According to this article ( http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/asteroid-impact-deflection-assessment-earth-space-rocks_n_2497672.html?utm_hp_ref=science), “European space officials are seeking ideas to help develop a mission to knock an asteroid off its course, in case one day humans must pull off such a stunt to save Earth from a … 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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Making It / Recycled Computer Parts Desk Lamp / Mike Smith

These are a couple parts of a computer I found by the curb. I’m gradually recycling most of it. The base is the stand the computer sat on, and it swivels from side to side as well as back and … Continue reading

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Making It / Found Metal Artifact Lamp With Circuit Board Dimmer Socket and Vintage Style Bulbs / Mike Smith

I’ve used a found metal object, added part of a computer I’m recycling, and socket with a dimmer dial for this lamp. I’ll include both of the bulbs shown. And, if you call now………… https://www.etsy.com/listing/97876197/found-metal-artifact-lamp-with-circuit?listing_id=97876197&listing_slug=found-metal-artifact-lamp-with-circuit              … Continue reading

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Robot of the Day / Robot Lamp Model Number CC011 / Mike Smith

Yes, folks. You’re gonna love this beauty! This bot has been completely factory (well, garage) refurbished. From the top of his antenna right down to his whatever. All function switches actually work (move)! The death ray arm swivels a full 180 … Continue reading

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