Tag Archive: Industrial Art

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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Oct 02

Industrial Pieces in Home Decorating

Industrial Pieces Used in Home Decorating More and more furniture designers are now creating furniture pieces and functional housewares out of reclaimed industrial materials. Whether they are antique trestle tables, machine shop parts or vintage lighting fixtures the do-it-yourself movement is here and the reclaimed look is very much in. Throughout this article we will …

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Sep 29

What is Happening Today Factory Carts Cast Iron Wheels

Factory Carts Cast Iron Wheels Bidding in an online auction with factory carts and cast iron wheels in Dallas. I have my eye on factory carts with the cast iron wheels. So far they are going for between $1.50- $12:00 at 10:30 Not bad for a factory cart cast iron wheels … I figure maybe …

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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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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 01

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