Light fixture

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Project by Richard posted 06-07-2010 01:08 AM 1610 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple light fixture I put together. I mounted a fluorescent strip fixture to the wall. I then made the box out of Black Walnut and mounted it to the wall with some L brackets. I placed some frosted glass in to trim it out. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 06-07-2010 01:27 AM

Nice mood setter.


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#2 posted 06-07-2010 02:13 AM

Nice piece of Walnut you chose and a great lighting system : )

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#3 posted 06-07-2010 02:35 AM

Nice light fixture! How did you wire it???

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#4 posted 06-07-2010 04:41 PM

Great job turning such a utilitarian and mundane fixture into something that’s actually nice to look at! It also looks like it diffuses the light well.

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#5 posted 06-07-2010 04:47 PM

A classic look well done

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 02:29 AM

Thanks for the comments. knothead: I was replacing an existing light fixture so the wiring was already there. If the power was not there I would have just fished it in the wall. Now granted I do electrical work to pay for my woodworking habit so my estimation of the difficulty may be a bit skewed.

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