Repurposed Industrial Floor Lamp

What do you get when you find an old surveyor’s tripod at an estate sale and an industrial stage light at a flea market several years later? You get a really nice floor lamp of course.

Four years ago, I found an old Otto Engineering Co. surveyor’s tripod at an estate sale. It was a little expensive but I just had to have it. Wood_Surveyor_TripodHere’s the tripod when I first bought it.

For the next few years, Dear Handyman and I had searched for the perfect industrial light fixture to add to this tripod. Most were too big or too expensive. We finally found the perfect one at the Rosebowl Swapmeet.spotlight

Dear Handyman did a little handyman magic by updating the wiring just to be safe and an awesome industrial floor lamp was created.Tripod_Lamp_LyndaCreates

I love that this is completely authentic and so useful. If you enjoyed this project, please Follow my site. Thanks

Thrilled to be Featured at:

Bella Rosa Antiques

This is Linked to:
A Creative PrincessA Delightsome Life, Adventures of MelArtsy Fartsy Mama, Bella Rosa AntiquesChic on a Shoestring, Coastal Charm, Cozy Little HouseCraft Dictator, Crafts a la ModeCreate With Joy, Creating My Way to SuccessCupcakes and CrinolineDear Creatives, Denise DesignedDIY Crush, DIY Showoff, Flamingo ToesFunky Junk Interiors, Funky Polka Dot GiraffeGiggles Galore, Ginger Snap CraftsHave a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson, HomeworkIntelligent Domestications, Kammys KornerKathe With an EKatherines Corner, Keeping it Simple, Ladybug Blessings, Lamberts LatelyLive Laugh RoweLive Randomly SimpleLouLou GirlsMad in CraftsMy Suburban Kitchen, My Uncommon Slice of SuburbiaPieced Pastimes, Posed PerfectionSarah CelebratesScrapalitySummer Scraps, Tatertots and JelloThe 36th AvenueThe Answer is Chocolate, The Crafting Nook, The Crafty Blog Stalker, The DIY DreamerThe Girl Creative, The Happy HousieThe Life of Jennifer DawnToo Much Time on My Hands, VMG206Woman in Real Life and WonderMom Wannabe

About Lynda Kanase

Founder and Chief Designer of i-crafter Creative Products and current Crafter, Maker, Stitcher, Scrapper, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Instructor, Anglophile, Dog lover and Mom trying to make the world prettier, one project at a time. Please join me on this creative adventure.

13 Responses

  1. I loooove this light Lynda! It is just so cool looking with the wood tripod. Gorgeous. Thanks so much for linking this up to the Bewitchin’ Projects Block Party this week. I’ll be sharing it on the Recreated Designs Facebook page this week. Hugs, Lisa


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s