Cherrywood Oil Lamp

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Project by swirlsandburls posted 12-07-2009 03:37 AM 1299 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took a lump of cherry, and got started, and the shape just sort of happened. It seemed to say “oil lamp” and that’s what it became. I used black and red dyes on the exterior, and decided to gild the interior to enhance the lamp effect.

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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#1 posted 12-08-2009 06:02 PM

Wow. I love it. That one really turned out nice.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 12-09-2009 06:54 AM

Great turming. The color is beautifull and the gilding really makes the light shine.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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