I got hold of some reclaimed glass disks and wanted to do a table for a while now. After some thinking and collaborating I came up with this 100% reclaimed table.
This plough blade makes me think of an arrow pointing forward, and the lamp shade represents the light we need for out path. It made me think of Luke 9:62 But Jesus said to him, “No one, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
When we plough/work we need to always look straight ahead…otherwise we will not be able to plough in straight lines and everything we do will be crooked.
Height 63cm, weight 4kg.
I was given this drill by a friend. It is a very interesting drill, 2 different gear ratios (for more or less talk). The Breast drill was designed to drill horizontal holes. Production on these drills started in 1914 according to info that is available. This drill is still in working condition.
It weighs 4.5kg and is about 82cm high.
I started on this lamp and wanted to just add something different. I found this old pipe wrench in the scrapyard, it was all rusty and useless. After a good sandblast it found a new use as part of this pipe lamp.
This one weighs in at 6.3kg and is 60 cm tall.
A very cool fuel filter that I found in the scrapyard, reclaimed wood from old flooring…a little touch of magic and imagination plus a few brass bolts…and there you go, a one of a kind lamp that looks startling!!
Size 23x30.5 cm and it weigh 1.9kg.
This lamp grew piece by piece…it was like a puzzle with no picture. It came out just perfect!
It is a sturdy little lamp all meshed up with parts bought at the scrapyard. Made me think about how amazingly God has woven us together! Psalm 139:13-14
Height 47cm and it weighs 2.3kg
This inspiration came from my wife, she walked into the garage while I was working and saw a heater fan on the floor…”that will make a pretty flower.” When I worked on the flower idea, she walked in again and saw the brake booster…”can you clean this up and use it for a pot for the flower?” So ladies and gentlemen I present Mrs. H’s Beautiful Flower Pot.
It is 67cm tall and weigh 3.1kg.
Saw the engine mounting in the scrapyard, and it just shouted out…pick me! Pick me! So I did and with a few enhancements: BMW boot shocks, dryer springs and diesel pump spares…
This is the lamp that evolved from the chaos.
Height is 54.5cm and weight is 3.45kg
Olivetti Summa 15 desk top calculator designed by Marcello Nizzoli in 1949.
I got hold of this one at an antique shop in Parys. It was not working properly and lost a few buttons. It was a fun project and everything just worked out great. It has two light bulbs and they can be used separately or together.
It is 56cm high and weigh 11.3 kg
This vintage Tilley Paraffin/Kerosene Iron was made between 1950 and 60 in England.
My wife bought this one for me to produce a lamp from. It was fun but challenging because I did not want to destroy the look of the iron and I did not wat a lampshade that would hide the Iron. Thus it evolved into a wall mounted lamp.
Height 47cm and it weighs 3.95kg.
This was one of those things at the scrapyard shouting: “Pick me, pick me!”
I had a wild time taking it apart and finding new parts to combine with it, and at the end it’s really unique.
Height 39cm, weight 4.25kg.
Had fun fitting this light together. It took me longer than anticipated but I love the look of it. All material are reclaimed.
Running the wire trough this one has been an exercise of surgical perfection. It’s a collaboration of water pipe, gas connections, a geyser outlet and an old light fitting…and maybe a few other things.
It weighs 3.7kg and is about 52cm high.
What an odd name you might think. Not at all, it is a beautiful lamp that comes with a silver bell on top. Yes all is reclaimed parts from the scrapyard and thrift shop. I had many ideas of what to do with these parts… yet I am glad I have decided on the design I did. This lamp will get people’s attention and it is very sturdy.
It weighs 7kg and is 60 cm tall.
Found this old pressure switch on at a scrapyard and it screamed potential! Now it is a wall mounted lamp that shines for all to see! It is a one of a kind lamp that cannot be reproduced.
It weighs 1.5kg and is about 32cm high.
This 1957 Singer caught my eye...it was standing outside of the shop where I bought it. It is almost a duck egg blue and I just could not let it go. Now it is revived as a desk/display lamp with copper wire thread running to a broken needle. It is dashed with a light amount of steampunk.
It weighs 8.4kg and stands 55cm tall.
Saw this old drill in a pawn shop and knew it could do better as a lamp than a drill…so I helped it to become exactly that.
Now it stands 67cm tall with pride! It weighs 4.5kg.
This green valve just called out to be used. I got it with pipes and other metal from a scrapyard the other day. I wanted to fix the valve but it is stuck…I mean really stuck not even with my huge pipe wrench could I get it to turn.
I love how this little lamp took on shape, it’s different for sure. What do you think the lampshade used to be?
It stand 54cm tall and weigh 4.4kg.
This old multipin socket was at my parents’ house, no one know where it came from. I took it about a month ago not knowing what I will do with it. It was just one block of rust! After half a day I got it apart and cleaned. A little imagination and sweat and this cool wall mounted lantern was standing on the workbench!
It weighs 4.9kg and is 50cm tall
I saved this Dietriech Vesta sewing machine from certain destruction. It was in a bad state; not much to fix. This amazing machine may date from 1895-1910 according to the badge used on it. Thinking of how to use this as art I had to bend my perspective…and I’m glad I did.
Standing tall @ 60 cm this is a real beauty, it weighs 8.1 kg
I wanted to create a dual function lamp and this is the end result. A floor lamp combined with an adjustable reading lamp. It is a must have for that special reading chair.
This lamp stands 1.98m tall and weighs a whopping 14kg.
This one had me scratching my head. Not because it was difficult to build, but to find out the name of the main part that I used. No one could tell me. I searched all over the internet and at last I found it under Steam Fitter Tools, it is called a Wrench Drill and was used to drill open blocked pipes.
This little lamp weighs 8.5kg and stand 49cm tall.
This little pulley lamp shines pretty bright and weighs in at 6.6 kg and is 63 cm high.
I wanted to do something with this coil spring. It is such a rough piece of metal but there is just something to it that make me want to create something with it. This idea I borrowed from a picture that I saw, then I slapped some of my own creativity onto it to make it pop!
It stands 33cm tall and weigh 3.25 kg.
What should I call this… let’s use “Dressing table in a box”.
I had this cool patina looking typewriter box and I just had to do something with it. I threw around a few ideas…DVD box…vanity case…hmmm so I decided to think outside the box, and this is how this little gem came about.
Please note that the utensils within are not included.
Dimensions is 44cm x44cm x16cm
Please note that the utensils are not included.