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Project by RiverRoadWoodshop posted 11-29-2015 08:40 PM 1237 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Desk lamp w/ turned cedar shade





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#1 posted 11-29-2015 08:49 PM

Nicely done.

How does it stand up to the heat from the bulb? That’s too nice to have it crack due to heat.

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#2 posted 11-29-2015 09:03 PM

I have a compact fluorescent bulb in it which doesn’t get as hot as an incandescent one. Hopefully it won’t get too hot and crack, it should be thin enough to expand/contract safely without splitting but only time will tell.

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#3 posted 11-29-2015 10:42 PM

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#4 posted 11-29-2015 10:58 PM

Nice turning Corey, beautiful finish.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#5 posted 11-29-2015 11:47 PM

Wow, that’s impressive! Great wood, great execution.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#6 posted 11-30-2015 12:03 AM

Really nice, I like. If you feel it is getting too hot from the bulb, try an LED light.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 11-30-2015 12:12 AM

Beautiful! Can you post an image of the inside, please?
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#8 posted 11-30-2015 01:16 AM

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#9 posted 11-30-2015 01:33 AM

Thank you!

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 11-30-2015 01:57 AM

That’s pretty nifty, I tell you what. (channeling my inner Hank Hill)

-- Bob Anderton - Austin, TX - Nova 3000 lathe, Alaskan Mark III mill, Husqavarna Saw

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#11 posted 11-30-2015 03:46 AM

That’s a beauty and I would get a LED bulb in there ASAP before the shade cracks .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#12 posted 11-30-2015 06:13 AM

I like it a lot and want to make one myself.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#13 posted 11-30-2015 06:19 AM

Really nice!
Does the light shine through the shade when turned on?

If the CFL get too hot you can always go to LED!
I have a 60W LED in a metal shaded lamp similar to your shade and it barely goes over ambient room temperature.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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RiverRoadWoodshop

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#14 posted 11-30-2015 02:02 PM



Really nice!
Does the light shine through the shade when turned on?

If the CFL get too hot you can always go to LED!
I have a 60W LED in a metal shaded lamp similar to your shade and it barely goes over ambient room temperature.

- oldnovice

The shade glows but it doesn’t shine through as much as I’d like. I plan to make another one that a bit thinner.

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#15 posted 11-30-2015 06:42 PM

Really nice idea. My wife has a really ugly desk lamp that I may try something like this with.

-- Don, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RootandBranchGifts - http://facebook.com/rootandbranchgifts

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