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Lilac Lamp #4: steambending box

2690 days ago by scottb | 7 comments »

Been so caught up in my boxmaking, I figured I’d better get this box built, so I can go onto the next step when I”m ready… This will be the “steam chamber” to let me stretch the legs a bit. Just needs the doors, a rack, and some steam (lots of steam).

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Exhibits/Talks/Demos #2: FURNITURE SOCIETY MEMBERS GALLERY: INVITATION TO EXHIBIT

889 days ago by GlenGuarino | 5 comments »

I am a co-chair for the Members Gallery at this year’s Furniture Society Conference. All Furniture Society members are invited to submit to the Members Gallery. Design, Community & Sublime Conference will be held at Maine College of Art from June 14-16,2012 in Portland Maine. The exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to show one’s work to your peers and other conference attendees. We encourage all Society members to participate. There is no fee to submit to Members Galle...

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Lilac Lamp #1: Finding some legs to stand on.

2760 days ago by scottb | 4 comments »

Quick update after such a long (long) break from this project. As previously blogged elsewhere, the lamp will indeed be made from a single piece of lilac with the lower portion divided into three legs straddling a stone. Took months of on-and-off pondering, and some brainstorming, but now, having worked out the next few challenging steps, I can put the “lamp back on!” Today I took my Dremel to the cracks and splits on one end (after finally deciding which end was up) and...

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Pine root. Making use of a wasted material in a novel item.

956 days ago by Sman | 3 comments »

So around here there are numerous old stumps that look old and weathered, had one on the corner of my property so I cut it up for turning stock. It was very pitchy and sticky and def. not ideal wood for much. but after making a small dish from a nice swirly root clump I noticed the fine intricate grain and subtle orange translucence. So I made several small lampshade prototypes. Pitch bled out of the wood with warmer bulbs obviously. But I am about to start a kickstarter.com project involv...

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Building Falling Waters Lamps #1: Like Frank Sinatra, I'll Do It My Way...

1211 days ago by HerbC | 2 comments »

Once upon a time, long ago and far away, I wanted to be an architect. (Of course the fact that I couldn’t draw sort of doomed that career path.) One of the architects who inspired me the most at that time was Frank Lloyd Wright. Perhaps the most widely known and recognized building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was a home named Falling Waters. Not only did he design the home he designed the furnishings. One of the items he designed for the home was a bedroom lamp. Fellow LJ Randy...

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Wood Turned Lamp- A redux.

411 days ago by cpine | 2 comments »

My youngest a while back accidentally knocked a lamp of the table and the ceramic lamp broke of course leaving me with just some hardware. I remake a wood lamp around the surviving hardware. Please watch and tell me what you think of the results. Thanks!

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Lilac Lamp #3: Tripod all in a twist

2726 days ago by scottb | 2 comments »

Having successfully burned out my Dremel, I went for the cordless drill as well as my chisels. Judging by the amount of wood i still had to go through, I’d have likely killed another dremel in the process! I guess they are made for lots of different jobs, not so much hogging off wood for extended periods. I’ll definately be looking into those carving tools Dick suggested. Didn’t take too long to get all three legs liberated from each other, was tricky with the “can...

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Cubic Container Project

317 days ago by Josh Hall | 1 comment »

This blog post is about the first step of my first project about designing and making a cubic container which represents our personality and how we want to be perceived. please click the link to read http://joshhallfurniture.weebly.com/1/post/2013/10/cubic-container-project.html many thanks Josh Hall

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Limbert Lamp Table - Stickley #240 #2: Glue Ups

1852 days ago by CaptainSkully | 1 comment »

Yesterday, I milled up four long, rough boards to 3/4”. The Robert Lang book uses thicker stock, but I had to get rid of the saw marks. I chopped them up a bit oversized to give me some leeway during the glue up. I arranged the boards for defects and grain to give me the best four sides out. I glued up one panel every two hours last night during dinner and a movie. This morning they’re all ready for the band saw. One thing I’ve noticed is that there seems to be a lot o...

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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Lamp #1: Assembling the Lampshade - Link is fixed

2103 days ago by Randy Price | 1 comment »

The original link to this podcast was lost, it has since been re-established… I’ve had several questions about this lamp; in this podcast I show how the shade is assembled. Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Lamp - Assembling the Lampshade

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