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Project by Willy Cordero posted 01-09-2017 12:36 PM 4295 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

lamp made out of tigerwood, the lumber was 1 3/8 by 3/4. All cuts made to size by hand (i dont have a table saw). Holes opened in the wood to reduce weight, at the same time it helped to tight the electric cord. The black stuff on the base and end of one arm is sandpaper I glued to increase friction between the pieces. The light is a 10 watt led with sealed to resist water and dust. I must say i am amazed how much light 10 watt can produce. On the first picture the plug is plugged into the arm, i made the holes on the arm to “store” the plug when not in use.

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil





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#1 posted 01-09-2017 12:52 PM

Clever Idea, looks great.

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#2 posted 01-09-2017 03:04 PM

Nice job! Where did you get the LED lamp head?

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 01-09-2017 03:28 PM

That will prove to be very useful. Nicely done.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 01-09-2017 04:06 PM

This looks like it will be a great shop built adjustable shop light fixture. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Willy Cordero

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#5 posted 01-09-2017 04:37 PM

Hi

I purchased at a local store here in Belem, Brasil, but is nothing special, just 10 watts and comes sealed to sustained dust and water

Nice job! Where did you get the LED lamp head?

- drbyte

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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#6 posted 01-09-2017 06:27 PM

I like it—homemade to fit your uses.

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 01-09-2017 11:55 PM

That’s a great idea, and it’s attractive as well as functional.

-- Ron Stewart

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#8 posted 01-10-2017 02:21 AM

Neat project, well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#9 posted 01-10-2017 03:45 AM

Great idea Willy nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 01-10-2017 11:29 AM

That’s awesome. Well done.

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#11 posted 01-11-2017 01:57 PM

Cool lamp and really beautiful bench!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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