Have you got a man in your life who's hard to shop for this coming Christmas? Here's an idea for you. Made this lamp this past weekend. Easy to do. Find an old thermos at a second hand store. You'll want an old one with plenty of character. Simply drill a hole through the top and a hole at the base. Thread the power cord through and connect you light socket. Simple, easy and makes an attractive desk lamp.
Here's what mine looks like: