Category Archives: Steampunk

August 2012 Update!

We have finally found a new location for home and shop. With any luck we will be moving in next week. It is likely to be another few months before we are back in the swing. However there is finally a glimer of light at the end of the tunnel.

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Bar-top lamps for a new gastropub

I recently had the honor and priveledge of creating 14 custom fixtures for a new restaurant in Wisconsin. It looks like they are in good company among the amazing chandeliers and sconces chosen for the project. The design is based on my original Captain’s Cabin Lamp with customizations to facilitate installation in a commercial setting. Not [...]

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About them lamps…

I’ve recently received some rather venemous feedback on the Steampunk lamps. It seems that there has been an assumption about the source of the lamp parts. To set the record straight, I too appreciate the craftsmanship and historical significance of antique goods. I would sooner eat a fine Bradley and Hubbard center-draft lamp than destroy it for art. [...]

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Steampunk Lamps #8 and #9

Airship lamp number #8 is the Crew’s Cabin Lamp. #9 is the Airship Control Console Lamp.

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Floor Lamp

I’m calling it finished at this point. Though I will likely tinker with it for some time. Steamy-Ladies and Gentle-Punks, I give you the Steam Powered Floor Lamp!

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Work In Progress – Steam Powered iPod Dock

Yes, good people, you read it correctly. Replace that old phonograph with the latest invention of Dr. Emiele Kozlowski. When asked “Pray tell sir, does it bump?” the reply is “Why, have a listen and judge for yourself! I am quite confident you will find that the bump excedes your expectations.” The starting point for [...]

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Work In Progress – Steam Powered Floor Lamp

I still have a little way to go on this, but it’s starting to resemble the final product. Remaining to make are shades for the bulbs and brakets to hold tubing in place. This piece is made from purchased lamp repair parts, found objects, plumbing parts, and hand fabricated parts. I used all solid brass [...]

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New Project?

I hardly have time to take on anything more right now, but this magnificent device recently came into my life.

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Steampunk Lamp #7 Airship Dining Lamp

The second and most unusual of the series is also complete today. This lamp is more stable than it looks and is right at home in an airship mess hall or officer’s dining room. This lamp is to be on display in a local gallery.

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Steampunk Lamp #6 is complete

This is the first in a series of airship lamps, made from whatever could be scrounged from the sands of post-apocalyptia. #6 is the Captain’s cabin lamp. It features a touch dimmer and runs on standard airship current. This lamp will be on display in a local gallery.

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