Warm and cozy night light.

August 24th, 2014 in member junk     
outofcontext Bill Powers, contributor
9 users recommend


Vintage ARVIN space heater (June of 1940) I gutted the electric fan motor and wiring and modified the interior to retain the heater coils. I added a modern socket and cord as well as a orange CFL for color and efficiancy.

I built one of these for my daughter 16 years ago and she still uses it today, I am sure it will be passed on to her kids. Hopefully this one finds a new home to be cherished for that long too.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, vintage, tabletop, metal, industrial, retro, lamp, alternative, 40s, steam punk

Comments (7)

The_paqrat writes: This one too is very, very cool. Posted: 8:24 pm on August 29th
suewhitney writes: Hey Bill,

This is yet another great light you have created. I'm a big fan of ambient lighting and you have out done yourself with this on. Thanks so much for becoming a contributor here at JMS. I'm sure everyone here will appreciate and enjoy your talents. Welcome aboard!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 9:06 pm on August 25th
CottageElements writes: Bill, welcome as a new contributor! Great to have you on board!

Lani Posted: 1:50 pm on August 25th
StrangeCargo writes: This beauty gives new meaning to "night light." Well done!
Ken Posted: 5:04 pm on August 22nd
gadgetsponge writes: Definite sense of warmth! These little Arvin heaters are some of the best shapes/structures I've worked with as far as vintage heaters. Posted: 8:01 am on August 22nd
CottageElements writes: Oh my, love this! I would buy it in a heartbeat! You have the coolest stuff!

Lani Posted: 7:44 am on August 21st
MakinItHappen writes: This lamp emanates a warm, cozy ambiance. I love that. Posted: 7:19 pm on August 20th
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