Eucalyptus table lamp with recycled dishwasher parts

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Project by Serradura posted 02-08-2018 01:28 PM 3252 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am taking some broken dishwashers and washing dryers apart. It amazed me how much useful parts are on those machines next to the motors, bearings and pullies. It would be a waste just to treat them as scrap metal. So here is the first project: A table lamp! Stainless steel parts, electronic parts and wire combined with a piece of eucalyptus.

The making of video:

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#1 posted 02-08-2018 01:33 PM

Very imaginative and creative. Recycling at it’s best.

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#2 posted 02-08-2018 01:53 PM

Clever recycling.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#3 posted 02-08-2018 03:29 PM

It’s a lamp, not a lamb, right?

Fun project. I’m sure my kids would like a thing like that.

-- I intended to be a woodworker, but turned into a tool and lumber collector.

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#4 posted 02-08-2018 04:39 PM

It s a lamp, not a lamb, right?

Fun project. I m sure my kids would like a thing like that.

- Ocelot

You are absolutely right! (changed the title) Thank You!

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#5 posted 02-09-2018 04:38 AM

Genius, I love it
Well done, and to think how expensive and boring the production line lamps are.

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#6 posted 02-09-2018 09:07 AM


Saw the video. As I said great design sense as you transposed the shapes and function to a new form which many people are not able to do, There use to be a show called trash to treasures and often it was trash to trash. Your project is a reconstruction of “trash” to an actual treasure. Love the butt checks in the Eucalyptus! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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