Introduction: Steampunk Lantern Lamp
I am looking to make a cool steampunk - style lamp for my room. At the moment it looks okay but it definetly needs improvement (and more themed parts) so I would love to here the sugestions of all the creative steampunkers out there.
The main body of the lamp is a standard "candlestick" style (brass tube with a light bulb in the end). I have added some parts from an old lantern and a round glass orb (actually a small vase)
I live in New Zealand which limits the availability of parts like clockwork or copper pipes .(mabye I should have picked another genre...) so these parts have to be kept to a minimum, go flea market trawling regularly but not luck so far. I am thinking along the lines of a new paint job and some more lights but more drastic suggestions are also welcome. I live in a college dorm (single room) so I am limited as far as tools are concerned. Basically my largest power tool for the moment is an electric drill.
I may invest in a dremel, how noisy are they with standard attachements? Also, how much mess do they make (for small jobs)?
Look forward to feedback