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Swing-arm Kerosene Wall Lamp

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Here’s another real quick project, the two donor lamps are below, both came from our town dump this past weekend.  This will be my first lamp with a glass font.  Furthermore, this font has a hole in the bottom so I will be making liberal use of the non-traditional

The Mae West, an Elegant Kerosene Lamp

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This is another lamp for my bus conversion project, I think it will  go on a newel post by the entry door.  This is another quicky project, it took about 3 hours.   This lamp uses more parts from the above left donor lamp that provided the arm for

Dual Power Kerosene Electric Lamp

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  I found a truly hideous table lamp at the dump last week. The bottom half of it combined with this huge #3 burner will make a very nice reading lamp.  The burner is quite a nice one and came from Lehman’s a wonderful source for kerosene lamp burners,

Toner Transfer Fuser

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July 26, 2013 It turned out the that motor on the fuser assembly was 24 VAC and I blew it right up with 110 VAC! But the heater is a 110 volt 1500 watt halogen bulb and a little rummaging through my junk box produced a 240 VAC solid