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Project by H Reynolds posted 1667 days ago 2944 views 22 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is a Frank Lloyd Wright design seen in many of his houses. In most of the pictures
the shades are under the boxes but I decided to put them on top. I used three kinds of wood,
mahogany for the base and stem, cherry for the boxes, and tiger maple for the shades.

-- H





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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 1667 days ago

Very Neat looking

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 1667 days ago

I like it!

How tall is it?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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richgreer

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#3 posted 1667 days ago

Good job!

Ever since I saw this lamp design at Taliesin I have been planning to make a replica. You beat me to it.

Can you comment on how you wired it? I had always planned to use a transformer and low voltage lamps. It does not look like you did that. Did you run a single line up the shaft and wire each lamp in parallel or did you run a separate line for each lamp?

FYI – I’ve seen table top versions with 3 lamps and floor versions with 10 lamps. I’d never seen 5 lamps before.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 1667 days ago

Deferent ,cool super design

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cobbler

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#5 posted 1666 days ago

Great lamp! Good job.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#6 posted 1666 days ago

I really like the mix of woods and the nice warm light that throws out. What did you use for lights? LEDs?

-- Jim, Nebraska

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Triumph1

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#7 posted 1666 days ago

I toured FLW’s studio in Oak Park and saw their versions of these. Yours looks very nice. Great Job!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 1661 days ago

different
and welcome to L J

Dennis

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Matt Stauffer

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#9 posted 1318 days ago

Awesome! I’ve been wanting to build this one for some years now. Got the plans by John Loeffelholz off amazon a while back. You are quite the Frank Lloyd Wright fan I see.

-- Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. ~ John 5:24

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