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Jake von Slatt built this brass bedside lamp, which incorporates an Aerolux glow bulb, as a night light. He also used the ammonia aging technique for the brass components (which Tim Lillis covers in his “Tricks of the Trade” comic in the next MAKE).

[BTW: Lyra is the little girl in The Golden Compass.]

Lyra’s Lamp

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.