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Anachronistic light bulb oil lamp

I saw these little light bulb containers at the local hobby shop and thought about how it would be interesting and unconventional it might be  to use them as an oil lamp..

All in all this was a very simple project, other than drilling through the porcelain for the wick.
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Tools & Products used:

18 Gauge sheet metal
Empire Drywall square
Throatless Shear
1x1x1/8" angle iron
DEWALT DW872 Cold Saw
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder
Hydrogen peroxide, Vinegar & salt(for patina)
Dremel 4000
Glass light bulb jar
Loctite Heavy Duty Epoxy
Boiled Linseed Oil


 

Wooden State Cutout (Florida) | DIY

Still trying to work my way through my pile of scrap wood.

 If I had to do it again I would recommend the thinnest plywood you can get for aesthetic reasons--or better yet(if your boards are thick enough), glue the boards together prior to cutting out your shape.

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Tools & products used:
Pallet wood
Bernzomatic Propane Torch
Minwax Red Oak wood stain
Makita random orbital sander
Varathane Cabernet Wood Stain
Minwax Dark Walnut wood stain
Hitachi NT50AE2 Brad Nailer
Epson VS240 Projector
Dewalt 20V circular saw
Rockwell 14" Bandsaw
Dewalt 20V Jigsaw
Porter cable drill press & crappy drill press sanding wheels I don't recommend
SC Johnson Paste Wax