Ready for 3rd Gear?

October 16th, 2009 in blog, member junk     
ALVN ALVN, member
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Start with a foundation of uber-cool gear-like auto parts.
Using a lighting kit, add a rod and a few more gear-like bits & bobs (not the technical terminology). Add some shine and shimmer with a glass hurricane surround.
Put the cherry on top with a gorgeous lamp shade. Voila!
The ambience? Exquisite!!
Start with a foundation of uber-cool gear-like auto parts.

Start with a foundation of uber-cool gear-like auto parts.


A third masterpiece of a lamp made by my junking hubby from rescued auto parts. The first one has a home in our entry. The second was a gift to his gear-head buddy. This one? Sold at the Prize show last weekend. Can't wait to see his next one!


Pattern or design used: My own design - ALVN of WhisperWood Cottage & Junkologie
posted in: blog, member junk, metal, glass, industrial, , family room, living room, bedroom, entry, black, light fixture, study, great room, office, lamp, silver-metallic, game room

Comments (19)

reuserabuser writes: love it!! Posted: 6:44 pm on January 5th
mountaingoat writes: Far and above AWESOME! Perfect combination! Posted: 7:02 pm on October 22nd
kbingham writes: Beautiful and unique. I have junk envy. :) Posted: 7:38 pm on October 21st
Junktiquer writes: These Lamps are GREAT!!!! Posted: 5:11 pm on October 21st
OldBarnRescue writes: love this! very well done! Posted: 3:51 pm on October 21st
DesignTurnpike writes: Wow, that is awesome. Love the shade too. Good choice! Posted: 10:51 am on October 20th
shabbychick writes: Amy - very cool job by your junking hubby, Ron! Tell him congrats on the sale, and can't wait to see the next one!

Kathy Posted: 9:05 am on October 20th
RustyDiva writes: Super cool lamps. Very talented hubby! These look awesome. Posted: 1:24 am on October 20th
MimiToria writes: Tell Ron he's done another awesome job on this lamp he built with gears. So happy to hear it sold for him at the Prize event as it is very cool.
Gretchen Posted: 2:58 pm on October 18th
JunkArchitect writes:
The lamp came out so cool that it’s hard to believe it’s a bunch of car parts…fantastic job!

Jim
Posted: 5:26 pm on October 17th
fellowjunker writes: You guys are an AMAZING team.....how inventive to use the hurricane vase!!!! Love Ron's lamp and love your photos!!
Happy day.
xojanis Posted: 12:26 pm on October 17th
suewhitney writes: Uber cool...just had to say it! I saw this in person and it is fabulous, LOVE!!!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 12:24 pm on October 17th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Amy - Ron did a fantastic job on this lamp. I think it is so cool how everything fit together so perfectly as if it were meant to be! I'll admitI would have never thought of using a hurricane for anything other than a candle holder.
Nice work and happy to hear of the sale!
Candy Posted: 6:35 am on October 17th
NebraskaJunker writes: Amy! I love this lamp. What a clever hubby! Very talented. Love that you can see the gears and using a glass hurricane for the base is awesome. Can't wait to see more! Posted: 12:22 am on October 17th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: AMY,
Wow that lamp is amazing.Ron that is a great lamp.Them gears in it is what makes that lamp so attractive.Thank's for sharing
. Posted: 11:39 pm on October 16th
chippingcharm writes: Wow Amy...love this one too! Sure wish I could have made it to Prize...I was sooo close!!! Laurel Posted: 7:34 pm on October 16th
alicemom writes: Amy,
I think this just might get my hubby in gear! Love it!
smiles, alice Posted: 12:13 pm on October 16th
CottageElements writes: Wow, Amy! I never looked at it closely when I saw it. Love, love, love the gears. Your hubby did an amazing job. I'll have to keep my eye out for more of those hurricanes. Maybe he can make me one :)

Lani Posted: 12:02 pm on October 16th
itsnotjunk2me writes: Amy, You've got one talented hubby...awesome lamp design! Love how it all comes together so cohesively...like it was meant to be.
~judi;) Posted: 9:42 am on October 16th
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