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I have been turnind for 1 & 1/2 years, still learning, but I did produce a lamp shade and lamp base, I was amaized. It is made of Walnut, 18 & 1/2” tall, and 7” in diam. at the bottom of the shade.

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”





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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 2816 days ago

Well I’m amazed to! Nice job. I like the turned shade. How thick is it? It looks transparent.

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woodie

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#2 posted 2816 days ago

The shade is 3/32” thick, it takes me about 30 hours from start to finish on the shade.

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

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scottb

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#3 posted 2814 days ago

That’s great. Is the lamp and the base the same piece?
Kudo’s on the shade!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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woodie

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#4 posted 2814 days ago

Scott, The lamp base and the shade are two seperate pieces, but they are out of the same tree.

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

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johnc

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#5 posted 2540 days ago

Nice work, especially the shade. What finish is on the shade and does heat from the bulb have any effect?

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woodie

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#6 posted 2540 days ago

Hi, johnc, The shade has 10 coats of tung oil, and the heat from a 40 watt bulb has had no effect so far. Thanks for looking

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

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Jeff

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#7 posted 2540 days ago

Very impressive! Even if I knew how to turn, I don’t know if I would have the patience to work to a 3/32” shade. Wow.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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woodie

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#8 posted 2540 days ago

Yes Jeff, I should say, a lot of patience, And a very steady hand.

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 2537 days ago

awesome.

Is the base in two pieces?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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woodie

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#10 posted 2537 days ago

Debbie, Thanks for looking, The base is one solid piece, with a hole thru the center for the electric wire, and the shade is also one solid piece,

Roger

-- “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 2537 days ago

even more impressive!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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