Steampunk Lamp with a little wood inside

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Project by rantingrich posted 12-24-2014 02:52 AM 3856 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my finished steampunk lamp, The clock/gauge face is made of Red oak so there!!!!

-- Rich

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#1 posted 12-24-2014 04:19 PM

Does the light go out after a while if you sit still? I’ve been in a situation where somebody had to keep moving all the time so we wouldn’t suddenly be in the dark.

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#2 posted 12-24-2014 04:32 PM

Very cool!

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#3 posted 12-24-2014 04:42 PM

The motion detector stays one for 5 minutes and that the shortest time it stay one I wish it was less. BUT if you push the top part ion of the switch you can turn it on manually or turn in off! This was one of my first steampunk pieces cause I needed a light in the front part of my house that would turn on as I walked in. Also it is grounded and I used a power tool extenuation cord to do that. A lot of the motion detectors WILL NOT WORK without a ground

3 wire for lamps is very hard to find

-- Rich

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