Wagon wheel light with antlers: The “original” put-a-bulb-in-it

wagon wheel light with antlersWhat’s more over-the-top than a wagon wheel light? A wagon wheel light with antlers, of course. However, presuming that wagon wheel lights were one of the original “put a bulb in it” lighting ideas…it’s actually Reasonable to think that the cow-town saloon owners also would add antler bones and the like as decorative, trophy accents. The historical precedent for this mid-century revival is not silly — it’s pioneer upcycling genius!  This wagon wheel light extravaganza spotted over on Berkshire County Used Furniture’s Facebook page. You know I want it. It would be #4 in my wagon wheel light collection. Hard to hide these from DH, though. I’m trying to reform. Truly I am.

  1. Colleen says:

    I have a wagon wheel light down on the basement. It even still has the little copper collars that fit on the shades. I was just looking at it last night thinking how cool it was – but yeah, it could use some antlers.

  2. dave says:

    OMG! This is what a Burger King employee’s work related night terrors are filled with.

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