Variation of Wrignt's Table Lamp

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Project by anforte posted 05-16-2009 07:53 PM 1300 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1. Lamp with added saw kerfs for longitudinal effect.
2. 2×1/2 t.g. oak, two glued together form a side of lamp.
3. Each side, table saw mitered to 45 degrees and glue clamped.
4. Strips glued to sides
5. Top section glued, clamped to matt finished base.

All joints Gorilla Glue and clamped. two wood screws used in base assembly.
Walnut stained and polyurethaned.

-- Anforte NJ

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#1 posted 05-16-2009 08:01 PM

great start looking forward to more

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-16-2009 10:01 PM

Heirloom Jim,

Thanks for the comment!
Had some scrap lumber lying around.
Built two lamps and will eventually use all that scrap to build 3 or 4 more.
Each one brings new construction and assembly ideas.

-- Anforte NJ

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#3 posted 05-16-2009 11:01 PM

Nice. I guess this is a form of indirect lighting I haven’t seen before. Good idea.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 05-16-2009 11:32 PM

I like this design…. good job…

Thanks for sharing..


-- Happy and safe woodworking,

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#5 posted 05-17-2009 12:34 AM

The basic idea of the lamp comes from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Lamp, I saw
at Running Water Lodge in Pa. Very gifted architect ahead of his time.
Other Lumberjocks have aided me.
I made some personal variations on the original lamp.

-- Anforte NJ

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