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Antique Insulator Tea Lights

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Nov 10, 2016 Home Decor, Industrial, Vintage Comments are off

Antique Insulator Tea Light Holders

These metal candle holders are re-purposed with a little rust effect and then vintage glass insulator are inserted to transform them into unique tea light holders.  An assortment of insulator colours in blue, green, and white are dressed up with a little ribbon to make them gorgeous and rare LED tea light holders. The light green antique glass insulators make a lovely matched set and are dressed up with handmade snowflakes. A handmade paper poinsettia at the base of the tea light dresses them up for the holidays.

 

Materials Used

  • Antique Insulators
  • Assortment of Rusty Candle Holders
  • Ribbon
  • Handmade Paper Embellishments

 

Reclaimed Fir Singer Table

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Mar 1, 2016 Industrial, Steam-punk, Vintage 0 Comments

Reclaimed Fir Singer Table

This beautiful table was created using an antique fully functioning Singer Sewing Machine base and a tabletop made from a piece of reclaimed old growth fir with really nice circular saw marks. The cast iron base has been repainted with semi-gloss black rust paint. This is a great conversation piece as well as being truly functional.

Materials Used

  • Singer Sewing Machine Base
  • Reclaimed old growth fir plank tabletop

 

Air Horn Table Lamp

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Nov 17, 2015 Home Decor, Industrial, Lighting, Steam-punk, Vintage Comments are off

Air Horn Table Lamp

This rusty vintage air horn was turned into a truly unique table lamp. Vintage style wire, plug, steampunk on-off switch, screws from a Singer Sewing Machine table and Edison light bulb were used in this project. The air horn has been protected with UV safe Rust-Oleum semi-gloss clear. The base was sanded then a natural stain was applied and several coats of hand rubbed antique oil were used to complete the look..

Materials Used

  • Vintage Air Horn
  • Vintage Style Twisted Cloth Cord and Plug
  • Steampunk On-Off Switch
  • Edison Style Light Bulb
  • Antique Singer Sewing Machine Screws
  • Rust-Oleum
  • Natural Minwax Stain
  • Minwax Antique Oil

 

Woodworking Clamp

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Nov 4, 2015 Industrial, Steam-punk, Vintage Comments are off

Nuts About Music

This repurposed woodworking clamp, antique sheet music and rusty nuts makes a fabulous looking piece of wall art. The clamp was cleaned and oiled just enough to retain that nice used patina and was then used to hold a small canvas with distressed antique sheet music decoupaged onto it. Three rusty nuts that were clear coated with UV safe Rust-Oleum spray paint round out the picture.

Materials Used

  • Vintage Woodworking Hand Clamp
  • Antique Sheet Music
  • Rust-Oleum Semi-Gloss Clear Paint
  • Rusty Nuts

 

Industrial Gear

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Nov 4, 2015 Industrial, Steam-punk, Vintage Comments are off

Antique Industrial Gear

This antique industrial gear came out of a defunct factory in Portland, Oregon looks really amazing set into a 100+ year old 3″ x 13″ x 12″ piece of reclaimed douglas fir barn floorboard. The gear measures 15″ across and has been protected with UV safe Rust-Oleum semi-gloss clear. The base was sanded and had several coats of hand rubbed antique oil applied to it.

Materials Used

  • Antique Factory Gear
  • Reclaimed Barn Floorboard
  • Rust-Oleum
  • Antique Oil

 

Singer Farmhouse Table

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Aug 28, 2015 Industrial, Steam-punk, Vintage 0 Comments

Singer Farmhouse Table

This rustic farmhouse style table was created using a 100+ year old fully functioning Singer Sewing Machine base and a tabletop out of a restaurant in Abbotsford, BC. The cast iron base has been repainted with gloss black rust paint. This is a great conversation piece as well as being truly functional.

Materials Used

  • Singer Sewing Machine Base
  • Refinished fir plank tabletop

 

Singer Bistro Table

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Jul 23, 2015 Home Decor, Industrial, Steam-punk, Vintage 0 Comments

Singer Bistro Table

This beautiful bistro table was created using a 100+ year old fully functioning Singer Sewing Machine base and a tabletop out of a old Bistro up at Whistler BC. The base has its original paint and gold leaf in wonderful condition. This is a fabulous conversation piece as well as being truly functional as an entryway or laptop table.

Materials Used

  • Singer Sewing Machine Base
  • Refinished Bistro tabletop

 

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