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by Kunal Bhatt

Lamp From Old Water Heater

When there was no electricity during the pre-electrification era, a device was used in India, to heat the bathing water. This water heating device is called Bumbo in Gujarat.

There is a whole pipe (copper) in the center which is filled with hot coal, the water is then added around it in the vessel. The hot coal will heat up the water.

I have converted this Bumbo into an original floor lamp.

Lamp From Old Water Heater 1 • Lamps & Lights
Lamp From Old Water Heater 3 • Lamps & Lights

Check out this video of the Bumbo water heater in function, you’ll better understand the use of this object:

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