Monthly Archives: January 2015

Electrifying Ye Old Kerosene Lamp

I picked up this copper and brass double wick kerosene lamp the other day at a sale. I can’t remember how much it cost, but I think I grabbed the antique for under $10. Looking at the solder joints around … Continue reading

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Thrist Store Find to Steampunk Showpiece

During a remodel of the family room, I determined that the current entertainment center needed to be replaced with something cooler. The existing center had already been through one makeover, so I started to look for a new piece. I am … Continue reading

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Tripod Globe Holder

I was at a very interesting estate sale the other day and picked up a few items. I don’t usually frequent estate sales, but this one was amazing. The home owner, who had recently passed, was a science teacher, watch … Continue reading

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Footlocker Re-purpose

This entry should really start with a disclaimer. While yes, I am repurposing this foot locker, the story and existing patina would never allow me to do anything major to this piece. As the story goes, my fathers brother brought … Continue reading

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