Rat Rod Furniture / Home Decor

Discussion in 'THE OTHER TALK' started by aka_locojoe, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. LukeTheJoker

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    AWESOME!

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  2. dragnusa

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    Here's the grill I plan on hanging on the outside of my garage.
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    These are made from aircraft bomb nose cone covers & tractor seats:

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  4. Vintagebikelover24

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    I'm not sure if every Home Depot is doing this but my Home Depot is selling these wine crates specifically for making a coffee table. They were not stained though. Saw it the other day and a picture of the Pinterest logo and a picture of a coffee table
     
  5. honestherman

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    locojoe Crazyjose,
    Your post is very inspirational. Makes me want to get off my butt and do a few pieces.
    Sometimes I just say. "Oh its ok the way it is"
    But most pieces have no personality.
    On your TV stand, How many coats of satin clear did you apply? After your rub thru.
    It looks great. I also like the same style of furnature. Gotta match though, Just like you did.
    Thanks for the post.
     
  6. aka_locojoe

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    Thanks. Sorry I don't have an answer. Been so long I don't recall. If I had to guess I probably just did one coat of clear. Definitely no more than 2. I always take the quickest easiest way.

    Something I recently did. Found this car at Ross Dress For Less. Thought it was pretty cool but needed a little customization. Out with the red sharpie.

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  7. dragnusa

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    Finally got around to hanging the grill
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    A friend of mine back in the day, his grandfather was a electrician and did a lot of work for the city. He got a bunch of old parking meters when they took them off of main street, turned them in to table lamps. Wired them to turn on when you added coins to them and when the meter ran out of time the lamp would turn off.
     
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  9. Falstaff

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    That's a cool lamp, this whole thread is great. Glad you bumped it.
     
  10. deven_science

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    I never thought to post it here, but I made this chair out of 1/8" sheet metal. I found plans in a magazine to make a chair out of a 3'x2' piece of plywood, using every little bit. So I just did it in metal.
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  11. dragnusa

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    Hung this over the weekend, Going to add barn wood behind it and a sensor light inside it.
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  12. Falstaff

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    Good ole rattiness.
     
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    Saw this thing last year during Ann Arbor/Memory Lane weekend.
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  14. Dr. Tankenstein

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    That is cool! Saving this pic!


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  15. Falstaff

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    It was actually surprisingly comfortable too.
     
  16. A.S.BOLTNUT

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    haha...now that takes the cake ,really put a smile on my face ,i'd just be sooo tempted to take parts off
    of it , lol....just great..:43:

    ~Rafael~
     
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    I love love love that chair. I think it could be done even more aestheticly, perhaps with less colors.

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  18. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Do you have a pic of the rear or any others?


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    Just one other not so good pic, I'll post after work to see if it helps. None of the back, I didn't think about building one at the time, just thought it was cooler than dangit.
     
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    This is the only other pic I have.
    Looks like the frames are cut and a simple square stock framework for support.

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