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My second set of Kirby lamps
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Post# 456994   9/23/2022 at 10:01 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        

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This is my second set of Kirby lamps I designed for my bedroom. The first set in picture 2 was given to my grandsons. I think they turned out nicely if I do say so myself. Motion activated and can be dimmed.

Pictured with my beloved dog Abby.

Jim


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Post# 456997 , Reply# 1   9/23/2022 at 10:41 by dysonman1 (the county)        

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Amazing. Talent. And I love your dog. So cute.

Post# 457027 , Reply# 2   9/24/2022 at 08:53 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
Thanks

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Thank you, Tom!

Jim


Post# 457106 , Reply# 3   9/28/2022 at 08:35 by rivstg1 (colorado springs)        

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looks awesome.....as is your usual!!!!! I still haven't executed that idea yet from when you showed me it early last year when I came down to Pueblo for a visit. Shame on me!! haha your pics are encouraging me

Post# 457107 , Reply# 4   9/28/2022 at 08:47 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
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Kelton,

Thanks my friend glade to hear it. Hope you are doing well. Here's a picture of the under-cabinet light I use to make these. You can find them at Lowes they fit in the Kirby nozzle.

Jim


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Post# 457108 , Reply# 5   9/28/2022 at 09:14 by whiteley03 (Tulsa, OK)        

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These are so cool!

Post# 457111 , Reply# 6   9/28/2022 at 11:11 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
Thank you!

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Shawn,

Thank you so much, glad you like them.

Jim


Post# 457113 , Reply# 7   9/28/2022 at 13:03 by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
Impressive and creative!

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Good job!


Post# 457136 , Reply# 8   9/29/2022 at 07:38 by Paul (USA)        

Those dual Sanitronic sconces look swell, Jim. Nice work!

Post# 457150 , Reply# 9   9/29/2022 at 18:15 by VacMadMan (Pueblo Co.)        
Rev#2

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I went to Lowe's today to buy another light strip as a backup come to find out they no longer carry them. What I did find was a set of battery powered lights that work with a remote control.

what was nice is they came in a set of two. They were easy to swap out with the other lights and fit easily in the nozzle. They have two different light settings, "Cool" and "warm" and they can be dimmed they can also be put on a timer of 1m 5m 15m or 30m.

I think they look much better without the unsightly cord, and a nice little upgrade. Thanks again for the nice comments and feedback.

Jim


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Post# 457376 , Reply# 10   10/11/2022 at 23:58 by Rivstg1 (colorado springs)        

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thanks for the info Jim

Post# 457378 , Reply# 11   10/12/2022 at 01:15 by fooseofhoove (Minnesota)        

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FANTASTIC!

Post# 457412 , Reply# 12   10/13/2022 at 17:50 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Royal

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If you did a royal metal upright lamp they have the scent trays above the nozzle you could put scentsay or oils in
You could paint trim and make blue trimmed lamp etc.
Pretty sweet and nice job on the cutout board must be fairly skilled at woodworking.



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