Crafter Uses Wood And Motorcycle Parts To Create Something So Useful

This do-it-yourself project was the culmination of a total accident that led one crafter to repurpose some extra junk lying around his garage.

Imgur user Kai028 was in a terrible accident that left his old motorcycle completely totaled back in 2014. Left with nothing but damaged spare parts, he knew he wasn’t going to make any money selling the salvageable metal to his motorcyclist friends. Having been known to dabble in woodworking and metal work, the man set out to incorporate the scraps into an epic lamp/stand combo that would house his phone and smartwatch while they were charging.

Keep scrolling to see how this DIY dude was able to create something practical for his home.

Sorting through his pile of spare parts, our designer had the idea to create a charging station for his phone and smartwatch, which would also function as a working lamp.

In addition to his motorcycle scraps, Kai028 stopped by his local home improvement store for some lighting and electric equipment as well as some plumbing supplies.

Knowing that he needed a strong base for his master creation, he started off by cutting some cedar wood down to size.

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After taking a blow torch to the wood for some added flare, he finished off the wooden base with some boiled linseed oil and a wax coat.

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Next he deconstructed and threaded a cheap electric cord through a water hose to give the cord an armored exterior.