Steampunk Lamp

Introduction: Steampunk Lamp

Steampunk inspired lamp. Base is a gym stand salvaged from a skip many years ago. Base pipe salvaged from a scrap yard. The remainder of the fittings were new, 3/4" BSP malleable fittings. The lot was aged by rusting using salty water and then coated with metal laquer to seal it. The mains cable is covered with a bootlace, and at present the unit is dimmed with a variac, but I intend to put together a suitable dimmer.

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    4 Discussions


    6 years ago on Introduction

    Very cool project! And a great way to reuse old pipes.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    I want to do something like this what size is that piping these would make great outside lights along a long walkway with a different bulb or some kind of Vic shade


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Hi- The bulk of the pipe and fittings are for 3/4" BSP- so about 1" OD.
    Hope that helps!