Gothic Architecture - Lamp - 3D puzzle

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Project by 1man1garage posted 04-25-2014 11:56 AM 2828 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spent a few weeks over xmas designing this lamp idea that had been rolling around in my head for a couple years. Just added a few new CNC toys to the garage to make it possible to get the detail I wanted, but it could also be made by scrollsaw work if you had enough time on your hands.

The kit is built around a hexagon pattern, 6 sides that come together and held with a few pics. Glue isn’t required, but adds some stability. Added a simple lamp wiring kit with a switch to finish off the design.

Working on the REAL project coming soon.. take 6 of these and put them together in a full size chandelier. Will keep you posted!

-- -Marc

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#1 posted 04-25-2014 01:50 PM

very nice

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#2 posted 04-25-2014 03:58 PM

It is very nice.

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#3 posted 04-26-2014 04:31 AM

That is AWESOME!! I don’t know if you’re aware, but there’s a place for you in the model railroading community.

-- I'm happier than a tornado in a trailer park! Grace & Peace.

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#4 posted 04-26-2014 04:50 AM

Cool idea! Looks great with the light coming through it.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#5 posted 04-26-2014 09:19 AM

That’s fascinating, and a really original thought. A chandelier will be a thing of true gobsmackingness. You’ve also done some great research on Gothic traditions and shapes. I’m sitting here just a little envious, but I’ll get over it with the help of a few chisels and a plane.

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#6 posted 04-26-2014 07:28 PM

The shade really isn’t my style, but great craftsmanship.

-- Glen

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