In my final development I added the finishing touches to my design, creating a bespoke product ready to be sold to a client. The product has been design and manufacted up to the highest quality and standard of hand craftmanship.
The final alterations to my design was changing the base to the sam
To complete the construction of the wheel lamp I looked at ways to fixing in place both ends of the bike wheel. One end was secured to the base using a groove dug into the base and then fixed with a bolt underneath. The other end explored different ways I could attach the light fitting to the wooden
As a part of my development I planned my design using CAD to get an idea the final result. I focused on fixing the bike axel to the wooden base and shaping the base to suit the chosen style.
Metal drilling, sanding and bending techniques were use to create the stand-to-axel bracket. Wood sawing,
After deconstructing the parts I salvaged, I looked at creating a lamp design from part of the bicycle wheel.
I wanted to create a lamp because of the unique shape of the wheel rim when cut into a squarter. To add to the rustic feel of the metal, I found old rough pieces of wood to potenially for
I visited Nottingham Recycling Center to do research and find a range of materials to work with. I looked at the non-cyclable area to reduce cost and give more corse to my project.
I wanted to look at lighting as end product to produce. The main frame would be from a bicycle wheel. I want to look