Wall Light

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Project by geekwoodworker posted 07-02-2016 09:14 PM 1003 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a single wall sconce with a 40w bulb for light in tv room and it drove me crazy. So I decided to make a new one that would match my display case my tables and chair and my tv cabinet I made it from QS red oak and stained it with golden oak. 3 coats of water based finished and put it in the tv room.
Now I can see in the dark and it looks great in the daylight.

I got 10 lights from a yard sale for $4.00 and took them apart and painted 4 of them white.

I used a clear plastic like plexi glass for the windows. I sanded them with 80 grit sand paper to make them opaque.

I put in 4 LED bulbs and put it on a dimmer.

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#1 posted 07-02-2016 09:40 PM

Nicely done. I really like your design.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 07-03-2016 12:04 AM

Nice, I like the diffused light.


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#3 posted 07-03-2016 01:43 AM

It looks great sean! I love the quarter sawn oak. The plastic glass came out really nice. I gotta start making mines this week and looking foward to share the results. Cheers

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#4 posted 07-03-2016 04:52 PM

Way to spruce it up

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 07-03-2016 05:50 PM

Lights on, or lights off, that’s well done! Love the figure in that red oak.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#6 posted 07-03-2016 09:58 PM

Very Nice !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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