|Project by oldreddog||posted 04-05-2015 01:01 AM||2244 views||15 times favorited||16 comments|
This arts and craft style lamp was a nice challenge for me.
Qt. Sawn White Oak with a Minwax stain and Watco Danish Oil .
I built this along with several jigs to make it again in the future.
It was a design build project, no plans.
I ordered Mica from Asheville Mica : https://decorative.ashevillemica.com/
Pull chain electrical sockets made of bronze from Sundial Wire: http://www.sundialwire.com/
I have to admit this was a tough task, I had a friend build one at the same time so it was a fun project to work on.
The angles were tough but with some research we worked it out.
We built a clamp so all sides can be run thru My Incra router table for shaping the outsides all perfectly the same. The arms to support the shade were dove tailed into the columns from the top for extra support with a sliding dovetail.
I look forward to working with this design and reworking some elements to make some more lamps.
I have some stained glass on hand for the next one.
My wife loves it and any future lamps will be sold off to friends to help get the daughter thru college.
( and upgrade a a few tools ).