Introduction: Old Camera Style Lamp Made From Scrap, Fullmetal
here´s another Lamp i´ve made from scrap and carparts
It got the look of an Vintage filmcamera wich i really like, because of the dirty broken glass with the engraving it looks much more used and original vintage.
Thats not really an step by step instructable its very hard to find the same perts i think its not necessary to show exact "how to" build that thing. it´s more for inspiring your own project maybe a similar lamp.
-The stand is an vintage brass tripod
-the main body is some engine part of an audi, i think is an dieselpump
-the downpart of the body is an agr valve of an citroen c5
-the backpart of the lens is the downpart/Waterreservoir of an classic esspressomachine
-the lens is an 1920´s Bicycle lamp
-the occular is a part of an microscope
-some electric scrap
-an mobilecharger 12V 800mAh
At first i gave the engineparts to a glassblster for cleaning. after that they look like new maybe a little to new.
then i made two adapterplates from aluminium. so i couldt close the down and backside of the mainbody.
now i hone down the thread of the esspresso machne thing, just for an cleaner look and drilled the holes i need for fixing the lamp and put the cabeles through.
Now i weld the main part to the downpart and the esspressopart to the main part.
Then i screwed the tripod to the downpart, put the cable through and screw on the lamp.
i only needed to braze the cables to the socket wich is allready in the lamp.
Put the switch in the line.
stick the occular and the electrick "things" to the backside with some epoxyd glue
i have choosed an very low light, it looks better than some mega LED i think. so it´s not just a lamp for light up something it´s also a sculpture with an light effect.
hope you like