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Red oak floor covering used. 1/8” thick.Table saw kerfs painted black.
-- Anthony Foti
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#1 posted 04-18-2014 05:51 PM
I love it. I plan to make a Taliesin floor lamp someday. This one is very nice. Maybe I’ll make that my project for this weekend. I have a few ideas for this that I’ll share if I end up making it.
-- Brian in Wantagh, NY
#2 posted 04-18-2014 07:44 PM
I had a few free minutes so I got started on mine. I plan to make mine closed on all 4 sides and in using oak 1×6s I had laying around ripped into 2-1/2” strips and resawn in half for thickness. So my idea is to make each side 5” wide. The thing about your project that intrigued me was the vertical lines. I love that look. In going to try to cut the lines through to let light shine out. Crossing my fingers that that turns out nicely.
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#3 posted 04-18-2014 08:51 PM
Nice work and a great design too. I think more woodworkers should make lamps. They offer a lot of latitude when it comes to design and they are important home furnishing articles.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#4 posted 04-18-2014 09:30 PM
Great Idea…we know that lamps can be used anywhere. I agree, we should make more of them
-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,
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