French Horn Lamp
Breathe new life into your retired French horn by turning it into a custom-made lamp. The clean lines of a simple wood base and lampshade offer a striking contrast to the graceful curves of the brass instrument. This project goes a tad beyond rewiring a lamp, but the effort will be enlightening.
Drum Kit Hanging Lights
Here's one piano bar that really lives up to its name. But, don't feel limited by the wordplay. Your old upright or grand piano can be converted into any number of useful pieces, from bookshelves to workbenches. All it takes it a little ingenuity and vision.
Drum Side Table
While it no longer plays music, this guitar certainly keeps good time. A little decoupage, some sheet music, and an inexpensive clock mechanism went into the transformation. A CD covers the sound hole (and conceals the clock mechanics), while guitar picks mark the quarter hours.
Related: How To Decoupage
This piano-pedal-turned-candleholder strikes a perfect harmony between simplicity and charm. Merely placing candles in the existing holes transformed this unused musical element into a one-of-a-kind accent.
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