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Old 12-06-2016, 07:11 PM
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SteamPunk Lamp

I finished my Steampunk Lamp. I would like to take the credit for the design but I can't. I actually saw it on a site called "Intructables". I found it by accident and they have a lot of cool things to build or just to get ideas from. I embellished on this project by adding a water valve that is actually the switch that turns on the thing. There is an air pump inside which pumps air into the glass chamber (wine bottle)
It is built out of PVC pipe which I painted to look like aged copper. That site shows how to do that as I wasn't sure how to get that old copper look but it does look pretty good if I have to say so myself, and I do.



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Old 12-06-2016, 10:05 PM
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Paul r u a big steam punk sci fi fan?


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Old 12-06-2016, 10:55 PM
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Yes I am
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Old 12-06-2016, 11:45 PM
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That looks real cool Paul. Great job
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Old 12-07-2016, 11:07 AM
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Paul, wasn't that your old skimmer
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:50 PM
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No, but it may be my new skimmer.
Andy, instead of making fun of my fantastic creations you should be concentrating on getting me more porcelain crabs, Janss pipefish and Caribbean gorgonians. You should be working 24/7 on that.
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Old 12-16-2016, 05:41 PM
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I am working on a new SteamPunk Light. I just started it, it's the red fire extinguisher thing. Maybe I will make something I can put in my tank.


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Old 12-20-2016, 02:52 PM
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The new one just needs paint, rivets a base and some tweeking to be ready to be put on a shelf and forgotten about


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Old 12-26-2016, 05:13 PM
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I just about finished it. I want to put in a much more antique, more rounder bulb.
The gate valve turns it on.


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Old 12-31-2016, 09:54 AM
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Finished


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