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My Most Favorite Comment/Review Ever!

This has got to be my favorite comment about my work, ever.  I only make things that are interesting to me, and don’t think about whether someone else will ‘like’ them.  Actually, I’m somewhat surprised that I do sell as … 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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Artist of the Day (Recycled) / Paula Mccullough / Texas

I’m ‘recycling’ Paula because she was one of my first AOD’s, and no one was looking at my blog yet.  Her art comes closest to my own in terms of appreciation of the beauty of ‘junk’, particularly metal. “I am … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Liz Brizzi / Los Angeles

“Liz’s original mixed media technique begins with the manipulation of her original photography collaged into layers of acrylic washes on canvas or wood panel.  A native of France, born of Italian parents, Liz grew up in Los Angeles. She is … 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 / 24″ Kitchen Whisk Table Lamp / Mike Smith

   The other day I was shopping at the Boelter Super Store (a large food service equipment supply wholesale store that is open to the public). I started looking around, and seeing all this amazing stainless steel sculpture. I really … Continue reading

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Making It / Big Whisk Lamp / Mike Smith

I designed and built this lamp to be hanging from the L-shaped metal piece, but then decided I liked it better the other direction.  Give me some feedback, OK?  (Stephen MacInnis,  told me to have it hanging so that’s how it … Continue reading

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