Lighthouse lamp

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Project by MJR posted 01-03-2018 10:09 PM 657 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another lighthouse lamp, About 28” tall, When I made the first one I cut parts for two, Just got around to building the second one

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#1 posted 01-03-2018 10:48 PM


I think everyone likes light houses. I plan on seeing more of them this summer on the WA and OR coasts.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 01-03-2018 11:58 PM

Very nicely done. Could you share any jigs or templates you made to cut the tapered parts?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#3 posted 01-04-2018 12:21 AM

Basically this is how I cut the 8 tapered uprights only with the blade on a 22.5° angle and instead of a screw I pinned the work piece to the jig with an 18 gauge nail gun, They also have a 5° cut on the bottom edge.
I have a set of plans for a 5 foot tall lighthouse I built, I just scaled them down for the lamp. I got them online for $8, I’ll email them to you for free if you want.

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#4 posted 01-04-2018 03:22 PM

This is a very creative lamp and a nice looking light house. It makes a very attractive lamp.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 01-04-2018 05:19 PM

Nice black/white contrast combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-04-2018 05:29 PM

It’s actually dark purple, The top, Door and windows are black

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#7 posted 01-04-2018 10:54 PM

A fine looking lighthouse lamp—I like striping of it!

I’ve always liked lighthouses, and we have several along the Oregon coast. Yours kinda reminds me of being at the beach!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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