Wall sconces

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Project by edward60 posted 01-18-2015 03:30 PM 1444 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some times ago I bought old brass chandeliers and many spares for its. My wife asked to me to make two brass sconces , but I decided to make wooden base and four sconces with greene and greene accents. I saw beautiful and simple Gamble Houses greene and green sconces I decided to make four bases and four sconces , as well to add strap details . The detailed description of the making strap details contains in the Darrel Pearts book ” In the Greene and Greene style” (p.59-72) I used sapele and ebony plugs. Finishing is red mahagony gel stain, oil and beeswax.

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#1 posted 01-18-2015 04:18 PM

What a cool idea. Well done Edward.

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#2 posted 01-18-2015 05:19 PM

Very nice detailing, Edward.

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design

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#3 posted 01-18-2015 05:21 PM

Ochen Harrasho!

You do nice work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 04-16-2015 08:17 PM

A little late to the party, but well done! I’m curious how you wired it.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 04-17-2015 08:36 AM

Hello Dean. All process stages I posted on the Photobuket I wired bases steb by step after installation each base on the wall.

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#6 posted 04-30-2015 09:39 AM

Welcome my blog about this project

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