Generator lamp

April 4th, 2009 in member junk     
bikergirl bikergirl, member
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My hubbys generator went out in his 64' VW, he got a new one and I got the old one.  I took out the insides and I had an old lamp here, so I took what I needed from that and this is what I created.

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, metal, eclectic, family room, living room, entry, light fixture, office, aluminium-metallic

Comments (10)

georgiamoon writes: Yep, the lamps are lookin' good around here! What a great idea. Georgia Posted: 7:13 pm on April 8th
bikergirl writes: we're in the process of looking through the barn of all his vw stuff to find just the right shade. we've come up with an old vw air filter but it's not like the current air filters this one holds oil, and has horse hair for the filter part that you cant get to, yet. keep an eye out for that sometime down the line. Thanks for the great comments. Posted: 9:53 am on April 8th
Chovey writes: Very Cool! Now you could make u a shade using old car keys??? I miss my 1974 VW hatchback, too!!! I'm trying to find it. Hubby said he would redo it for me, but I think it's probably sitting in the rust pile somewhere!

Posted: 9:11 pm on April 7th
junkismystyle writes: Hey bikergirl!thanks for the nice compliment on my kitchen!I'm sorry I don't have a number for the wallpaper...but you can order it online at Gramham and Brown.... just google their name and you should be able to find it!Ihope it turns out well for you...I love the lamp! Posted: 1:31 pm on April 7th
whiteflower writes: Very very cool - I love it. Posted: 8:09 am on April 7th
greencolleen writes: who knew a generater could be soooo cool, , great thinking out of the box :) Posted: 11:37 am on April 6th
alicemom writes: A really funky look. Love it!
alice Posted: 6:05 pm on April 5th
suewhitney writes: Love this project and the story that goes with it! I sure do miss my old VW...great work!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 11:20 am on April 5th
JunkArchitect writes: Thank God for old VW’s and a never ending supply of junk. Really cool lamp!
The world was a better place when you could buy a VW Bug for $1,700.

Jim Posted: 11:03 am on April 5th
StrangeCargo writes: You gotta love old VW's. My Dad had one and got so much MPG that I thought he filled his tank up with a garden hose!

To convert this defunct generator into a lamp, especially from a '64 vintage VW, is great! Posted: 7:02 am on April 5th
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