Category Archive: steampunk

Oct 07

Industrial Pieces in a Classic Venue…it Would never work…or Would it?

Industrial Pieces Among the Antiques I know what you are thinking. Well no I don’t but I know what some people are thinking when they look at industrial pieces and they all agree that it would look great in a man cave or a personal bar or even a ladies den. Then comes the “but”, …

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Sep 23

Restore a Vintage Factory Cart

Restore an Old Factory Cart Here are the pictures. I purchased this foundry cart in an auction in Dallas held at an old printing shop for $80. I wasn’t sure it was a good deal at first. I took most of it apart (all of the hardware) and then I power washed the cart. Cleaning …

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Sep 08

The Industrial look and Where to Get it

The Industrial look & Where to Get You Some The industrial look wasn’t even a style just a few years ago but now has gained acceptance and indeed quite a following either as a mix in to another decor or a look all by itself. It is popular in most age groups and income levels. …

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Sep 03

The Industrial Look The Ideas are Fresh as 1880

The industrial look is finally coming into vogue with a vengeance. The ideas are fresh as 1880. The look is new again at 80 plus years.It is antiques. It is catching on in all age groups To some it is nostalgic and to others it is just antique and us guys of all ages just …

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Aug 26

This is Just a Conversion Type Thing

This was a lamp of some kind. It was always electrified but I liked it and added the Edison style. It is about a foot tall and that reflector is about 5 1/2 inches wide. It will be on Etsy tomorrow.

Aug 24

Is This Something

You know the picture and a thousand words thing. This is an exercise to learn to work with solder and copper. It is about 14 inches tall. The skull itself is about 8 inches tall and that is a 4 x 4 cedar post it is on.

Aug 19

Get Started in the Industrial Art World

 One of the biggest and most difficult things is to get started in the industrial art world.  I think you need a little bit of retraining in order to find things that may apply to the industrial. You kind of have to decide what you are going to do I think to narrow down the …

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Aug 13

Finally finished this one

  Some photos of my latest.  Of course it is industrial with a long pedigree of Indiana Barn to Texas oil field and Edison light.   Listed on the Etsy site.  As always more photos are available.    

Aug 09

New Stuff Cool Industrial Pieces

  Some new things on the industrial side of the house I raided an old print house the other day and came up with some pretty cool industrial pieces linotype machine gears and wheels and chains oh my You know I am going to make this nice            

Aug 01

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