"Potence" style lamp

by Logan Hendrickson February 05, 2011

"Potence" style lamp

After seeing this on the-brick-house, I decided to take a crack at making my own version of a Potence lamp and here's what I came up with messing around a few hours after work

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The lamp is made with 1/2" steel tubing and steel flat  bar.

The handle is made out of a scrap piece of mahogany that i turned on the lathe.

I used cloth-covered wire that I bought from sundial wire , and electrical plugs and fittings from Lowes. I know it's not perfect but it was a quick first attempt. If I make more, I know some better ways to do things but for now I'm satisfied with the lamp.



Logan Hendrickson
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9 Responses

Ross
Ross

September 23, 2015

if you decide to manufacture more and sell, send me a holler! i could use one of those. purdy!

Logan
Logan

September 23, 2015

Thanks man! This lamp was fun to make and it gave me some more ideas (and welding practice).

Matt
Matt

September 23, 2015

Hell yes! This has been on my mind for a long time, it’s great to see what you’ve done. Turned out nice!

Leonie Henson
Leonie Henson

September 23, 2015

I’d love one too. Mail me if you’re interested in sending one to Ireland.

Angela
Angela

September 23, 2015

SERIOUSLY – are you making more/selling these??

Vicki @ Piccolo Takes All
Vicki @ Piccolo Takes All

September 23, 2015

The Potence lamp was love-at-first sight for me, and will probably always be a love unrequited… Wow, but this makes it seem at least a BIT more attainable! :)

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September 23, 2015

[…] He totally f*cking did it. Like a DIY champion. Also, nope – turns out I […]

nkp
nkp

September 23, 2015

You are rather amazing.

Well done!

Nicholas Post
Nicholas Post

September 23, 2015

Very, very nice. I know that this is your first protype, even though it looks great, you will make another better. Do you provide DIY instruction so I could make one myself?
Cheers!

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