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Primitive Rustic Metal Table Lamp

20 Mar

This unique table lamp is made from an old upcycled thick metal blade yard rack. While nothing historically, significant, this piece has been around for at least 30 years out at my parent’s property. I remember using it as a kid…I recently found it rusting away in the weeds out by the woods. It has such as cool look and design, I thought it would be the perfect candidate to upcycle into a cool decorative lamp. The finned blades are all fairly heavy steel with a nice rusty patina finish. The wooden handle and rotted away long ago, so I cut off the attachments and used those as legs to stabilize the piece so it stands vertically.

Has a nice rustic, industrial and almost art deco inspired appeal. It was then wired up using some vintage reproduction black twisted cloth covered wire with an inline switch and vintage style plug. It uses a vintage tube style 30 watt bulb which fits the vertical style of the light and puts out a nice warm glow. Should you require more light, you can replace with any standard base bulb.

Very cool piece and makes a great addition to your farmhouse, cottage, living room or office.

Dimensions: Approximately 14″ high x 6″ wide, base is approximately 12″ wideIMG_6254 IMG_6257 IMG_6259 IMG_6261

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Upcycled Industrial Cart Coffee Table

12 Dec

One off industrial style coffee table on wheels. Base is a very old steel cart/dolly. Heavy steel base with nice patina, rusty colored finish. Has 4 heavy duty casters, one on each corner and rolls around with ease. Steel frame serves as the base as uses original rough cut wood in original finish and patina. Steel risers were made and welded to the base to support the top, which is attached with 4 carriage bolts. Top surface is a nice piece of reclaimed wood which was recently salvaged. Appears to be a section of an old work bench. Very nice heavy duty wooden top, approximately 1″ thick slats which was lightly sanded, stained with Early American stain and finished with multiple coats of Minwax Antique finish. Original patina and wear was intentionally preserved.

Very nice, original statement piece with room below to store your magazines, books, etc.

Dimensions: 48″ long, 20″ wide, 15″ high

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Mid Century Desk Fan

9 Aug

Vintage Mid Century desk fan made by the Hunter Division of Robbins Myers. Very high quality vintage fan made In Memphis, Tennessee in the 1950s. This fan has large 16″ “pizza slice” blades. In original unrestored condition, black paint with nice patina. Please see all photos and realize this is an unrestored “barn find” and does have minor surface rust, chipping and patina.

The fan is in perfect working order, runs great, and operates smoothly in all speeds, and oscillates perfectly. Power cord had been replaced at some point and is in perfect, safe condition.

Any questions, please ask.

Available for purchase in our Etsy Shop.

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Vintage Cast Iron Pulley / Hay Wheel

3 Jul

This is a very heavy duty vintage cast iron pulley. Originally used in barns to lift bales of hay up into the lofts. Nice solid condition with original patina. Included is a heavy vintage bracket that was found at a different location, but fits the pulley perfectly.

These make great decorator or utilitarian pieces. Can be used to hang plants, pots and pans, lights, etc.

Dimensions: Wheel is 12″ in diameter, Bracket is approximately 12″ long and total height is around 18″
Materials: cast iron

Available for purchase in our Etsy shop.

Vintage cast iron pulley / hay wheel

Vintage cast iron pulley / hay wheel

 

Rustic Industrial Pendant Lights

23 May

 

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One of a kind hanging pendant light fixture featuring three vintage reproduction industrial cage lights. Three cage lights styled after trouble lights used in the 20s-40s, are made of brass wire, and are hinged to open or close as desired, depending on what look you prefer, and for bulb removal. They fit around new black sockets and are wired with vintage style black cloth covered twisted wire. They use two different styles of reproduction Edison bulbs, one with “squirrel cage” filaments and two round bulbs with spiral filaments. All three lights are suspended from a vintage leaf spring removed from my 1954 GMC pickup and was left with its original patina.

Included with the light are three bulbs and canopy for mounting to and existing box in the ceiling.

Size: Approx 30″ long. Wire from leaf spring to ceiling can be cut to desired length, but comes with approx. 24″ of wire.

Available in our Etsy shop, here.

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Upcycled Vintage Gym Locker Baskets

15 Apr

Vintage metal gym locker baskets from the 60s. These are steel in original finish with nice patina. All are in very good condition with light surface rust and patina in various stages. These have been sprayed with an acrylic clear coat finish to preserve the finish.

Side are steel wire and front and back panels have holes and a “cheese grater” like appearance. All are fully intact and very solid. Also have a loop on the front and all have stamped metal numbered labels on the front, and marking from the manufacturer: The Washburn Company – Worcester, MASS / Rockford, ILL.

These baskets are nice accent pieces and are great for storage around the home.

The bottom dimensions are 12″ deep x 7″ wide. The top dimensions are 13″ deep x 8.75″ wide.

There are 4 of these currently available, all in equal condition. Email us for shipping price on multiples.

Available in our Etsy shop.

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1920s Upcycled Table Lamp / Cast Iron & Copper

5 Mar

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This is an Eagle brand 1920’s vintage table lamp / radiant heater. These were originally used as small space heaters during the early 20th century. The original coil heating element is included and screws in to the standard socket to also function as a heater. We removed the heating element and replaced it with a vintage Edison style filament bulb for a warm, dramatic effect. Any standard based bulb will fit, however. The lamp’s base is made of heavy cast iron and the shade and cage are both made of copper. The light was cleaned and the copper lightly polished but still retains all of its original patina. Original cloth covered wire was kept, but the plug was replaced with a vintage reproduction.

Very cool and unique piece of history and makes a great addition to your office, living room, etc.

Available in our Etsy shop.

Size: 14″ diameter 19.5″ tall

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