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Upcycled Red Metal Hard Hat Lighted Bird House

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Shedding some light on upcycled bird houses!

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Structo Keepsake Box Roller Skate Truck

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I started this truck with a vintage Structo truck cab I was lucky enough to run across. I built a false floor brace to mount it to the roller skate (old Chicago brand). I matched it up with a heavy...

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Repurposed Speed Limit Sign Cornhole Board Games

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These old speed limit signs had just been sitting in storage.

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Custom Bookcase with Vintage Lockers and Wire Baskets

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It all started with a vintage horizontal locker row.

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Repurposed Parts Whimsical Lamp

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Had a bit of fun the other afternoon playing with different parts to see what would make a whimsical lamp.

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Repurposed Vintage Water Ski Custom Fish on a Stringer

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I've got a serious problem of loving to work with vintage water skis.

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Repurposed Vintage Water Ski Fish Key & Towel Wall Hangers

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I love working with water skis so I had to try for something new and repurposed again.

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Recycled Toy Key Hooks

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I haven't been perusing on JMS for quite awhile. Since I amassed collections of old toy pieces, metal and plastic over the years, I decided to make a few mixed media collage sculptures, "Climb High"...

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More Repurposed Wall Hangers

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Until I run out of these old baseboard slices and door plinths, I really enjoy making these wall hangers for hanging coats, scarves, keys, etc.

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Two Repurposed Sewing Machine Drawer Holiday Card Holders

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Here's a couple of repurposed holiday creations using some antique sewing machine drawers, vintage yardsticks, old keys, and wooden alphabet blocks.

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Locker Basket Piano Bench Cabinet

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I got this great, industrial fan cage not too long ago and knew I wanted to make some sort of shelving unit with it.

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Custom Triple Locker Storage Cabinet

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I ran across this old locker set a while back and the doors had a fair amount of rust on the bottoms and they wouldn't release to let me open them.

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Singer Sewing Base Wall Shelf with Yardsticks and Gym Wire Locker Baskets

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In my pursuit to use every individual piece of your typical antique sewing machine base, I found a way to use the center piece that stretches across to each side panel.

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Repurposed Vintage Red Locker Storage Bench

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All I had to inspire me to start this project was an old locker door with the door facing.

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Upcycled Nighstand with Mirror, Light & Yardsticks!

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It started with a great vintage nightstand.

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Repurposed Children's Book Toy Lamp

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I'm not the first to repurpose books to make a lamp, but I've always wanted to make one.

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Custom Industrial Bookcase with Surveyor's Stick

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I picked up the bookcase pieces at an estate sale.

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Repurposed Crib Head & Foot Board Chalkboards

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I ran across this vintage crib while out junkin' a while back and knew immediately what it would be.

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Repurposed Sears Fence Charge Box Lamp

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Here's my latest lamp using a vintage Sears fence charging station box.

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Repurposed Chrome Shelf Supports - Into Trays!

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A couple of my good friends had an accident while moving a glass and chrome shelf unit and things went to pieces.

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