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Project by bfd posted 2151 days ago 4023 views 13 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my latest commisioned project I just completed. This lamp is my latest effort with bent lamination. Made from one piece of solid walnut that I resawed into veneer. Since I am shipping this to New Hampshire (I live in CA) the client wanted it to be shipped as flat as possible. The legs, therefore, are shipped unattached to the main bow. They are held in place by connection bolts that thread into brass inserts. The overall dimensions are 13 1/2”d 30”w x 60”h. I blogged the process here on LJ. Thank you for looking.

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Napaman

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#1 posted 2151 days ago

Brian…this is fantastic…i missed the blog…so this was a super nice surprise…I hope this one gets a lot of sales…I could see it…and similar varieties really selling for you…you are so talented!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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EternalDesign

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#2 posted 2151 days ago

Nice man you are killing it.. keep up the good work.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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Dorje

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#3 posted 2151 days ago

Great results! The main bow is reminiscent of a bass clef…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 2151 days ago

Very nice, I like the curves

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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woodworm

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#5 posted 2151 days ago

Wood laminate bending…., one of woodworking technique and process I’m scared to try.
You did a great job. Very pleasing curve.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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darryl

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#6 posted 2151 days ago

since I live in NH, lets hope the delivery service gets mixed up and drops it off at my house!

great looking design, I really like it.

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Mario

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#7 posted 2151 days ago

Awesome work. I really like the look of it.

thanks for posting the pics.

-- Hope Never fails

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trifern

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#8 posted 2151 days ago

Great looking lamp Brian. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 2151 days ago

Very cool!!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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DaytonB

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#10 posted 2151 days ago

Very sharp man. I was watching woodworks the other day and David Marks was building a bent lamination lamp that I thought was very cool. I see some similarity in yours but I really like where you took the design, if that was where you got the inspiration: ). I was thinking very seriously about building something similar to Marks’ but I may end up going the way you have taken it. Great job! simple and elegant. Keep’em coming

Dayton

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DaytonB

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#11 posted 2151 days ago

great looking yard too!

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Blake

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#12 posted 2151 days ago

Ah, done. This thing looks awesome! I really like the design. I can’t wait to try those bent laminations, you make them look easy. This really came out great. Is it going on your website?

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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bfd

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#13 posted 2151 days ago

Wow Thanks everyone for the nice comments!

Darryl, I grew up in Wolfeboro NH on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Dayton, David Marks’ Lamp was one of the sources of inspiration for the lamp.

Blake, It will go up on my website at some point probably after I finish my Asian Inspired Side table. I have a feeling you are really going to find bent lamination easy to do and very rewarding.

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sharad

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#14 posted 2151 days ago

Beautiful piece of work and fantastic display.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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FritzM

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#15 posted 2151 days ago

Brian – incredibly well executed! It turned out beautifully! It’ll be great in your portfolio and I have to imagine your client will love it! The shade was a great choice too! Can’t wait to see the side table!

-- Fritz Oakland, Ca http://www.muegenburg.com (dedicated to my other hobby)

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