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These Wall Sconces were inspired by similar metal versions designed by Frank Lloyd Wrightthat you can find in some of his Prairie Style homes in Oak Park, Illinois. They are made outof Vermont cherry wood.
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#1 posted 09-04-2010 02:16 PM
I see I’m not the only insomniac around here. :)
Don’t you just love Wright’s work? Not too many architects these days design furnishings as well as the buildings to put them in.
Nice looking copies, and if memory serves me correctly, pretty close to the originals.
-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!
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#2 posted 09-04-2010 02:34 PM
Beautiful sconces. True to the spirit of FLLW.
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#3 posted 09-04-2010 02:54 PM
Very nice. FLW’s design is complimented by your attention to detail and craftsmanship. Thanks for sharing.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
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#4 posted 09-04-2010 03:17 PM
These are very cool. How do they hang on the wall? And by that I mean, does the mount go vertical or horizontal? I like these a lot.
-- The view only changes for the leading dog.
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#5 posted 09-04-2010 04:16 PM
Very beautiful! Great Job.
-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd
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#6 posted 09-04-2010 04:35 PM
Great looking sconces! Thanks for sharing another example of your nice work.
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#7 posted 09-04-2010 04:36 PM
Standing out at the edge of the table just to get a good shot of the lamps! The trouble some LJs will go through to show their work in just the right “light”! :)
One of the things on my list of places to visit are multiple FLW buildings that are still standing and in good repair, and of course, open for viewing. I have not yet seen any of them in-person, but have read plenty of books and these look like they would blend right in on some of those walls.
You’ve done it again H, more outstanding work!
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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#8 posted 09-04-2010 04:43 PM
Very well built and pretty, I would like to have a set in my home….
-- David, Mesa Arizona
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#9 posted 09-04-2010 05:49 PM
Very cool lighting, good job.
-- Have a great day.
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#10 posted 09-04-2010 07:41 PM
They’re really impressive H. Is the globe made of glass? They have a wonderful soft glow. I would love to have them in my home. Great job.
-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com
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#11 posted 09-04-2010 08:26 PM
H – Those are freaking gorgeous. You really hit the mark in replicating this FLW design. I wish my house was more suitable for them because I would buy those in a heartbeat. Nice work. You did it again ya bastid! Keep em comng! JJ
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#12 posted 09-04-2010 09:01 PM
Super Sweet! I see a pair of feet to. lol I always seam to be taking pictures of my big feet ,getting in the way. lol
-- Dennis Zongker
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#13 posted 09-04-2010 09:27 PM
Very nice lights, well done A++++++++++++
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#14 posted 09-04-2010 10:34 PM
Those are so cool…very nice! Love your work.
-- Jim, Nebraska
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#15 posted 09-05-2010 06:34 AM
-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir
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