The Cocktail Lamp

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Project by Castlewerks posted 07-15-2010 05:24 PM 2514 views 19 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bit of a prototype…. still working to refine it a bit.

Martini glass meets table. 60’s retro infused with modern Craftsman.
Perfect mood lighting between two lounge chairs with a landing pad for the glasses.

Bent laminated Padauk, solid Amarillo hardwood and Shoji Waterfall paper with a hand rubbed oil finish.
74” Tall, 25” Wide (shade), 21” Diameter (table).

-- -Michael ( ) Groton, MA

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#1 posted 07-15-2010 05:48 PM

great design

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#2 posted 07-15-2010 06:12 PM

Whoa I love the design very well done..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 07-15-2010 06:34 PM

Really nice design.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#4 posted 07-15-2010 07:24 PM

very nice looking lamp. I lilke the clean lines and the choice of woods.

-- mjhaines

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#5 posted 07-15-2010 07:31 PM

Impressive to say the least! Nice design and workmanship.

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#6 posted 07-15-2010 10:52 PM

Cool Design!!

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

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#7 posted 07-15-2010 11:23 PM

It is great to see something really different.

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#8 posted 07-15-2010 11:42 PM

really really cool design. I love the lines. I’m not a big fan of the whole table/lamp joining thing (just not my style – not saying its bad work, cause is AWESOME work) I would like to see the table part out, and have the bottom of the lamp resemble the top…just without the lamp part at the base. Very awesome though. Well thought out, and the wood choice/colors is amazing! thanks for posting

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#9 posted 07-15-2010 11:56 PM

Awesome bulid and a fantastic design! Welcome to Lumberjocks glad to have ya!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#10 posted 07-16-2010 12:39 AM

Very cool, I like your others also, great job.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#11 posted 07-16-2010 12:59 AM

3 Little Words . . . I LIKE IT!

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#12 posted 07-16-2010 07:53 AM

Absolutely gorgeous to say the least. I love this type of items.

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#13 posted 07-16-2010 08:09 AM

Whoa! what an eye catcher…. very nice work.

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#14 posted 07-17-2010 06:20 PM

Awesome design. How do you deal with the tripping hazard of the cord. Is the lamp battery powered?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#15 posted 07-18-2010 03:52 AM

What you don’t see in this photo is the rod (nickel finish) that runs up the center of this lamp. The wire runs through it of course. Standard floor lamp layout.

-- -Michael ( ) Groton, MA

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