Kirk Bates, a décor maker customized old metal torches into wall lights. He attached standoffs and mounting flanges to the torches, installed new bulbs with wiring and cleaned and polished the torches.
Rising 3B Woodworks, owned by Kirk Bates is a platform for recycling and upcycling artifacts. She is based in Texas, US. Kirk upcycles, and takes orders to customize wooden and metal antiques.
With fast moving trends, people are always looking to buy new things, new art pieces, new designs, in this they throw away old antiquities. Most of us might not know that manufacturing of brand new products has a formidable carbon footprint.
In the present era of climate change and carbon emissions it has become important to take up upcycling, to preserve creativity, encourage new ideas and to save our planet from unnecessary waste.