wooden chandelier

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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 11-23-2007 06:13 AM 1754 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was a commission that ive recently finished, made out of vintage quarter sawn white oak
some of the “flakes” measured 3 1/2” fantastic wood tight growth rings like ive never seen
- lay-out was probably some of the most inolved joinery i’ve done to date loved it ..
- i ripped and then stop dadoed a channel down each leg to chase the wires and reglued
- the trunk is a very complicated joint better shown on the video if i canmanage to up load it correctly
- finished with a varathane darkwalnut and semigloss lacqer

might be interested in youtube searching ” japanese jointry”

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 11-23-2007 06:19 AM

nice work !! what kind of shades ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 11-23-2007 06:21 AM

I really like this…

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#3 posted 11-23-2007 07:02 AM

shades yet to be determined


-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#4 posted 11-23-2007 07:40 AM

Nice work – I think that you have a winner there.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 11-23-2007 08:16 AM

Great work. Really nice quater sawn oak…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#6 posted 11-23-2007 12:11 PM

Did you do the top (iron) cap? I would think that instead of shades to go with more iron work…like something floral, or flames around the lamp bases. That would keep it within’ the medevil look, ya know?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#7 posted 11-23-2007 12:26 PM

you’re freaking me out!! Your work is AMAZING.
LOVE this.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 11-23-2007 02:02 PM

Man I’m glad you joined LJ! This is some great work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#9 posted 11-23-2007 06:23 PM

I’m with Todd on this one! – WELCOME! – Beautiful Work, I LOVE the design, just excellent!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#10 posted 11-23-2007 07:50 PM

Very cool, what do you call it, early Viking. LOL. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 11-24-2007 01:31 AM

Son? You have passed the joinery test. Now on to something a little more difficult….

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#12 posted 11-24-2007 02:11 AM

Just looked through all your projects… very cool stuff! I am curious, do you charge out projects by the pound?

Massive lumber in those pieces.

Nice joinery!

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#13 posted 11-24-2007 04:58 AM

Your material cost must be quite high.

Or do you have a Sherwood Forest in your back yard?

Great lamp.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#14 posted 11-26-2007 05:17 AM

That is an awesome piece of art.

-- Making sawdust is what I do best

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#15 posted 03-03-2008 03:20 AM

nice work, it does look complex like you said. at first i saw it and it just caught my eye and i had to check out what it was. it looks great too.

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