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Mid Century Modern Lighting

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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by Baz Mcm ( last modified Aug 12, 2010



Just a little light refinishing.

Scored the above pendants at a CF3 Mid Century Modern swap meet in Cincinnati. Was pleased.

Had long been hunting a set of three matching pendants to replace the last remaining "flesh mount breast lamps".

Um. Moving on.

Loved the lights. Was less impressed by the brass and brown. Undeterred, I made them in my own image.

First a peek up my sleeve. Bar Keeper's Friend*. This stuff is the addictive white powder of the Mid Century Modern re-finisher. Your first hit is free. You can thank me later. And you will. Thank me.

Note the aged dirty color of the power cord.

Just a little white powder teamed with a gentle but vigorous rub and...

But wait! There's more. It polishes brass like Superman leaps tall buildings. In a single bound.

*This has not been a paid endorsement by Bar Keeper's Friend.

And we're back.

Dismantled the lights. Taped the the holes of the outer shell from the inside.

Carefully and meticulously hit everything with spray paint.

Patted myself on the back. Briefly.



And the angels sang.

The end.

This post brought you at 30,000' courtesy of American Airlines* in-flight wifi.

This has not been a paid endorsement by American Airlines.






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