The Photonic Siphuncle Primary: A Hand-Made Steampunk Styled Lamp

This is an accent light, not intended for general illumination.

"The Photonic Siphuncle: a table-top apparatus that collects ambient photons, osmotically siphoning them into a translucent storage vessel. "

TAKE NOTICE: If a commission is placed for a Photonic Siphuncle Primary, you will receive a piece similar to the one in the above photos: it will not be exactly the same. As all my pieces are hand-made, the final products end up slightly different from lamp to lamp.

This is not found object or assemblage sculpture: every single part is made within my shop.

As is typical in my work, no adhesives are used in the assembly of the various parts (meaning, for example, this copper fitting is not glued to that wood plate). Rather, every part is attached mechanically, using heirloom quality materials and finishes. The lamp stands around 12 inches tall and some 20 inches long, and can be disassembled in its entirety with a screwdriver.

For shipping outside of the continental U.S., please contact me for pricing.

NOTE: My pieces are made to order. The 3-4 week shipping time is an estimate: it can and has been much longer, depending upon my order work load. Contact me for a more accurate build schedule.

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Made in Silverton, OR

By J.W. Kinsey


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