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Turned Table/Bedside Lamp No.1

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Project by TannerTurnings posted 02-18-2016 02:58 PM 541 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Turned Table/Bedside Lamp No.1
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This is my very first turned Table/Bedside Lamp.

It’s made in 4 sections: The main body is made from 2 “Bowl Blanks” that I cut from the same length of Sapele, and the Foot & Crown sections also came from the same said piece.

The “Stone Effect” that hides the join in the body, is actually a Spray Paint that can be bought from one of our best known DIY stores here in the UK, and is then sprayed over with Acrylic Lacquer. This helps both to strengthen the stone effect paint, and also provides a nice gloss finish to the final piece, that had all been sealed with Cellulose Sanding Sealer prior to adding the Stone Effect.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 02-18-2016 11:39 PM

Cool Keith.
Should have read this one first, hey!!
That “Stone effect” is really effective.
Thanks for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 02-19-2016 12:52 AM

Very cool piece, Keith. I thought that was corian!

Thanks for sharing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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