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Project by Randy Price posted 2042 days ago 1715 views 17 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a walnut corner lamp I built as a Christmas gift for my daughter. I just finished it last night! It is walnut with rice paper on the front two sides and 1/4” plywood on the back sides and is based on a Frank Lloyd Wright window design. It is light by 2 – 60 watt equivalent (13 watt actual) compact florescent bulbs. The first two pictures are of the lamp in place in my daughter’s room; the third picture is during assembly last night.

-- http://www.plankandplane.com





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FlWoodRat

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#1 posted 2042 days ago

Very nice. I’m glad you didnt wait till the last minute to make her present. Merry Christmas

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#2 posted 2042 days ago

That is very nice. A little retro. I think of the design period of Wright as the high point in American design.

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#3 posted 2041 days ago

Two thumbs up, I love unique lighting. Great design & execution.

-- David / Durham, NC

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#4 posted 2029 days ago

wow, beautiful. i love it.

what exactly is going on in that last pic?

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Randy Price

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#5 posted 2028 days ago

Aaron –
Thanks for the comment. In the last picture I was gluing in the horizontal cross pieces. I didn’t have that small of clamps, so I looped rubber bands around the vertical parts to put clamping pressure on the horizontal pieces. The short pieces sticking straight up are scrap pieces I looped the rubber band ends around – they’re not part of the lamp.

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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AaronK

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#6 posted 2028 days ago

thanks randy. after looking at it a little longer i realized it had to be something like that.

what sort of joinery did you use?

and when you say 1/4” ply on back sides, do you mean the sides butting the wall? So the two faces we see are walnut and there are 2 more hidden sides as part of the framework?

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GenePickard

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#7 posted 2027 days ago

I love the FLLW corner lamp! I was wondering if you had any pics of the actual light construction on the inside. I’ve made a few lamp and lighting projects but still have strouble getting the exact lighting I’m looking for. Great job

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Richard

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#8 posted 2017 days ago

That looks great! It goes great with the green walls. Very nice effect

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#9 posted 2017 days ago

Wow nice Lamp

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Smiley

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#10 posted 1779 days ago

I love this type of constructio and that is a nice trick with the rubberbands as clamps i will have to try that some day. Great job!!!

-- No matter how good or bad a day your having a smile always makes it better!

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#11 posted 1779 days ago

Very cool lamp well done/

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#12 posted 1778 days ago

This is sooo awesome! I really like the design

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk!

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#13 posted 1763 days ago

better hope she doesnt check your LJ site…lol

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