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#1 stefa70

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 09:21 PM

Started out with ugly old brown milk jug:

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Painted the top black, bottom red:

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Once that dried, taped off then painted the yellow band:

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Cut the plastic globes, glued & taped til dry:

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Cut a pattern out of heavy paper, to paint "buttons"

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Put it all together and voila!

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#2 Total Joker ... TJ

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 09:23 PM

:soapbox: VERY nice!
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Posted 19 February 2011 - 09:42 PM

Started out with ugly old brown milk jug:

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Painted the top black, bottom red:

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Once that dried, taped off then painted the yellow band:

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Oooh, I love that. I have an old milk jug, would you mind if I borrowed your idea.

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Cut the plastic globes, glued & taped til dry:

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Cut a pattern out of heavy paper, to paint "buttons"

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Put it all together and voila!

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 10:37 PM

Of course you'll need my address so that you can ship it, looks excellent.
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Posted 19 February 2011 - 10:52 PM

  I'll hand deliver it to you! :))
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Posted 19 February 2011 - 11:31 PM

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 01:38 AM

Love it!
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 01:55 AM

It is gorgeous!
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 02:19 AM

Fantastic!!!!
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 02:26 AM

Nice Job!  :parrot:
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 03:05 AM

Thats really nice.
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 03:29 AM

I love your base!  That is the best one that I have ever seen!  Do you fill it with sand, or did you cement the pole in place in the can?
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 04:22 AM

Great job!!
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#14 stefa70

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 12:11 PM

I love your base!  That is the best one that I have ever seen!  Do you fill it with sand, or did you cement the pole in place in the can?



Thanks everyone! The pole actually stops at the top of the jug, we bolted a pvc end cap to the lid which the lamp post sits in. This way when traveling, we take the whole lid, post & globes off, leaving just the milk can, so it's two separate pieces and I can protect my globes  ;)

The can weighs about 10 pounds so it's heavy enough to stand on it's own. The cord comes out of the pvc pipe and drapes down the back as we didn't want to cut any holes in the jug. But hubby found a black and red 50 foot cord, so it matches good and can sit anywhere we want.
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 03:01 PM

That is awesome!  Great job!
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Posted 20 February 2011 - 05:34 PM

That is so creative! I Love it!
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Posted 21 February 2011 - 07:48 PM

I built a light which I always bring to the Fort, but yours is fantastic.  Would you be offended if I copied the base?
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#18 stefa70

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 08:35 PM

Heck no! Copy away! :doublebeer:
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Posted 21 February 2011 - 08:57 PM

You may see a lot of these pop up. Yours is great.

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 10:51 PM

That is so cool!
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