Walnut Nightlight

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Project by Randy Price posted 11-01-2008 04:01 AM 2023 views 17 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Walnut Nightlight shade I designed and made with left overs from my FLLW style lamp project. My first experience at small dados and rabbets! The shade fits into a 0.020” channel in the top and base of the shade.


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#1 posted 11-01-2008 04:43 AM

Neat Idea!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-01-2008 05:14 AM

“It goes on a night-light—-how cute!”—-my wife’s exact words…thanks a lot man…now another one on my list!

HAHHA…Welcome to LJ’s…very cool project…going in my favorites—-thaanks for the plans…drawings…


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#3 posted 11-01-2008 05:42 AM

Great Job!

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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#4 posted 11-01-2008 05:47 AM

Cool Light

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 11-01-2008 06:53 AM

Randy -

This is a very interesting project. Well done! I like how you also include the construction drawings & details.



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#6 posted 11-01-2008 03:07 PM

that’s fantastic!

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#7 posted 01-19-2009 01:03 AM

hey randy, any chance i could get larger copies of those drawings? I’m trying to design a lamp in a similar style and could you some pointers on the joinery and relative dimensions.

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#8 posted 01-19-2009 01:05 AM

odd… posted double. cant delete the whole thing. sorry!

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#9 posted 01-19-2009 01:09 AM

Rice paper? Great looking night light, love it. – now I want to cover up all the nightlights in the house!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#10 posted 01-19-2009 01:26 AM

great look. I have done a few nighlights but never like this

-- making sawdust....

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