Thermometer repurposing

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Old pool thermometer turned old-school thermometer.  I needed a thermometer for my beer/wine cellar.  Took a pool thermometer from a box of junk, added some fittings, etc… ended up with a steampunkish fixture.  Nice 1/2 hour project. Advertisements

Victorian/Modern standing lamp

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Standing Lamp.  Made from a old rusty stand that was in my house when I bought it. White acrylic shade from cut off scrap sheet we used for a trade show.  Fabricated the shade pieces, metal top, switch, etc…  Can’t … Continue reading

Calibrator lamp

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Just finished this lamp.  Started with a calibrator for plastic tube extrusion (stacked rings).  Added a knob and tube switch from my basement.  Walnut base from a tree that grew on my parents property.  Great socket from another fixture at my house.  … Continue reading