‘Bob the Builder’ … Pipe Lamp …Industrial Lamp … Commission Lamp


Ships From: United Kingdom (UK)

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When I received a commission to make a ‘Bob the Builder’ lamp I must admit, I thought it was a joke! But no, the client’s name was Robert and, yes, you’ve guessed it—he’s a builder!

Bob has his own construction company and now spends a large amount of his time in his office. He wanted a bespoke lamp to remind him—and his co-workers—of the years he spent as a bricklayer.

The basic posture of the bricklayer was not difficult to achieve, but I knew the success of this lamp was going to be the attention to detail. So the final lamp had handmade clay bricks, as well as hand-crafted builder’s trowel, bucket & spirit level!

I take commissions for any type of lamp—sporting, music, fantasy & sci-fi, hobbies & interests. Commissions start at £320 and a personalised, engraved brass plaque for the front of the wooden base is available for a small additional charge. So, if you can’t find that special lamp you are looking for in my current collection , then ask about me creating you own bespoke lamp! 😊👍🙏

The 3-core electrical cable is encased in a hard-wearing, braided, polyester sleeve and is fitted with a 3 amp, UK plug. The lamp comes with a FREE 40W, retro Edison filament candle-shaped bulb.

*PLEASE NOTE: This lamp is constructed when ordered, so please allow up to 14 days. As the lamp is constructed from industrial components and reclaimed wood, the final piece might differ slightly from that shown in the images.

*BRASS PLAQUE: Please message with the wording required on the brass plaque if this option is chosen.

*INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: If you are outside the UK mainland then please email info@wackylamps.co.uk for information on shipping charges and electrical adaptations required for your particular country. Thanks!


• Depth: 220mm

• Width: 230mm
• Height: 450mm

• Weight: 3kg
• Maximum bulb wattage: 100w


• Galvanised and brass finish
• BSP galvanised iron, stainless steel and brass components
• E27 screw bulb fitting

• 2m cable length

Additional information


With 10cm x 2cm engraved brass plaque, Without 10cm x 2cm engraved brass plaque

Seller Reviews

  1. Gordon Fergus-Thompson

    An iconic piece whose robust metallic contours embrace a loving and intimate moment. A most beautiful work of art, meticulously designed and finished with absolute precision. The heart shaped light is exquisite.

  2. Leoni G.

    Brought our first lamp at a handmade show in Milton Keynes which was fabulous and was so nice to hear the way they are made. Then brought the fisherman online as a present and it came on time as expected, we was kept updated on its progress and was well packaged. Highly recommend!

  3. Julie Townsend

    Wonderful I bought this for my son,it is right up his street and he loves it Thankyou Wacky Lamps

  4. Anonymous

    I bought this beautiful lamp as a gift for my husband. He was over the moon with it. Thank you very much.

Shipping costs

Shipping from United Kingdom (UK)
Within United Kingdom (UK) £20.00
Outside United Kingdom (UK) £70.00