November 25th, 2013 in member junk     
outofcontext Bill Powers, contributor
3 users recommend

Experimental,   This one has been hanging around for quite a while. I have a small stash of chemistry equipment and this is the first of 3-4 lamps that will come from that stash. This one is pretty simple. Basic ceramic socket paired with a vintage cloth appliance cord. (I love the braided look and Bakelite hardware of older cords). The little doohickie on the back was there when I bought it and it just adds a bit of flair... Top it of with a repop Edison bulb and you have a simple yet fascinating lamp.
Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Experimental
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, industrial, light fixture, lamp, historical, cast iron-metallic steam punk vintage

Comments (8)

suziart writes: I love this lamp and look forward to your other ideas.


Posted: 9:29 am on December 17th
CreepinJen writes: This is great! I have a box of old chemistry equipment from my husband's mad scientist adolescence. I just need a socket, cord, and a doohickie to finish the look. Thank you for the inspiration. Posted: 5:19 pm on December 6th
gadgetsponge writes: I like the simple look of it. It reinforces the repurposed theme and brings it all home. Posted: 6:16 pm on December 2nd
MakinItHappen writes: This is a great lamp. I love it! Posted: 6:39 am on November 30th
TinTinJunkFan writes: Very clever! Posted: 8:27 am on November 27th
CottageElements writes: Very cool lamp! Love!

Lani Posted: 7:50 am on November 27th
georgiamoon writes: Well, what can I say that I haven't said already? I love all the components in this lamp and I look forward to seeing many more of your "experiments"!!
Georgia Posted: 7:20 am on November 26th
StrangeCargo writes: Out of Context.... On or off, this light is an architectural gem. The simplicity of the design coupled with the "highway" of the Edison bulb filament proves this experiment a success. Thanks!

Ken Posted: 3:54 am on November 26th
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