(0805) DRILL-LIT – $1,200 NZD
I always wanted to turn an antique hand operated drill into a lamp and I finally found a good one on a farm in Omanawa, Bay of Plenty. Originally made in Melbourne, Aus. by the Dawn Mfg. Co. (est. 1917), this No. 600 drill was original, complete with faded paint, rust, and years of caked on oil. It was painstakingly cleaned, that lovely old patina clear coated, and select parts replaced with stainless steel for a nice modern contrast. Custom electrical cord, inline dimmer, and vintage Edison tube bulb completed the conversion.
Dimensions – Height: 71cm
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