Mad Science! Part 4 - The workbench.

 
The beakers are made from the caps from assorted hair care products.  The measurements are drawn on with a marker.  The test tubes are made from oral medicine syringes with the tips cut off.
 
Assorted glass containers purchased from Amazon.
A flask made from 2 medicine cups with pillow stuffing steam and green tissue paper. 
 
The zombie virus bottle is from the bead section in the craft store and the spilling virus is acrylic water.
 
The 2 bottles in the back are Halloween party favors full of slime and a bug.   I added the label.
The mortar is made from a wooden candle cup and the pestle is made from a mini shaker peg and finial.
The petri dish in the back is an ear plug container and the specimen is polymer clay.  The dishes in the front are clear plastic tea light candle cups. I carefully cut off the top half of the cup with craft scissors. 
This is a science play set that Target once sold in their dollar spot. The microscope was green or blue or some cheap plastic color and I painted it with finger nail polish.  The bottles were dry brushed with nail polish to knock down the plastic-ness and then I added labels
The propane tank is keychain/cigarette lighter. The skull bottle is Crystal Head Vodka.  The globe came from Target's dollar spot.
 
The awesome shipping crate was a Christmas gift.  It was built by my brother and decorated (wood burned) by my sister and packed full of all kinds of treasures that a steampunk scientist would pick up on his travels.
The distiller is made from a plastic Christmas tree ball.  It's sitting on a votive candle holder and heated by a battery operated tea light.
 
The flask contains acrylic water mixed with paint and polyester fiber fill vapors.  The condensing coil is heavy gauge wire.
 
It's dripping into a bottle (scrap book section), sitting in a Chinese tea cup filled with ice (vase filler in the bridal section).  The funnel is a bead from the jewelry section. 

The floor lamp is made using the same materials and techniques used in my building set. (Wooden dowels and cpvc pipe fittings.)
For each light, I used a 45° degree street elbow and a Tee.
I hot glued battery operated lights into the elbows.  The lamp shades are made from plastic shot glasses, painted black and lined with aluminum foil to help reflect the light. 
Warning: These little lights will melt the plastic cup if they touch.  Proceed with caution!
Cut the dowels to the desired lengths and attach the lamp to a heavy wood plaque or board. To finish it off, I used a wood ball for a finial.
 

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