#4 Lamp to Crate Handle

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Lamp Project #4

Wooden Crate Handle

Once again... After taking apart a very large ornate lamp that was found by the side of the road....

I used pieces of the lamp for this project...

I used 2 of the arms that held the light bulbs...

I screwed them together using a dowel in the center...

I spray painted the handle black and 
distressed the paint...

I made a wooden crate from some reclaimed wood and attached the handle to the crate with eye screws...

A fancy handle for a simple distressed crate...

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  1. I just looked back at the lamp series. Very smart.

  2. That was a good idea! Dropping by from BNOTP. Happy holidays.


  3. Wow! You are just amazing with what you are coming up with from this one lamp, Susan! This looks great. I love the two materials used together.

  4. I have been following your lamp series and all I can say is WOW!
    I just can't believe all the ideas you have from one lamp.
    And they all are awesome.
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. Brilliant. I love the contrast of the handle against the wood. Great job! Love the series!!

  6. OK - I definitely wouldn't have thought of this one. Nice job!

  7. That lost then found lamp has really brought a lot of projects together. Very nice.

  8. I just love this idea, and, of course, wouldn't have thought of it in a million years!

  9. I missed this part of the series. How creative!


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