Repurposed Surveyor Tripod Lamp

January 7th, 2012 in member junk     
JunqueMagnet JunqueMagnet, member
2 users recommend

A fun and easy repurpose. Vintage US Dept of Engineering wooden tripod made into a lamp with the addition of a simple lamp kit from any hardware store. Extend the legs to make it a floor lamp for even more versatility.

Old junque, new purpose.

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Pattern or design used: My own design - Junque Magnet
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Comments (5)

georgiamoon writes: This is such a classic. I love a nice tripod lamp but this one is extra cool ..that's a GREAT tripod! Great job, Georgia Posted: 6:33 pm on January 10th
gadgetsponge writes: Way to go! This has the look of a primo retail catalog piece. You nailed it! Posted: 7:07 pm on January 9th
NDJunkGirl writes: This looks like a very expensive lamp out of Pottery Barn! Nice job!

-Andrea Posted: 9:00 am on January 8th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: Oh wow... must have! First must find though. :) That's a really nice piece!

Donna Posted: 11:27 pm on January 7th
sandyrae writes: cool beans! Posted: 6:04 pm on January 7th
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