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Project by rmac posted 07-12-2018 01:34 PM 410 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Design adapted from a picture I saw on the internet somewhere. Unfortunately, I can’t find it again to provide a link.

Update: I still can’t find a link to the site where I originally saw this idea, but I did find a copy of the picture itself. Here it is:

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 07-12-2018 02:01 PM

Just dynamite – great idea, that can be mounted anywhere with permanent or tempory wall mounts and of course electricity nearby

wait – I didn’t notice the shade until third or fourth look – tell us about it

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Joe

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#2 posted 07-12-2018 03:03 PM

That’s a nice articulated lamp you built. Lots of time in the planning and it sure paid off because it looks great. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "Your Jigs are only as good as they are convenient"

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#3 posted 07-12-2018 03:06 PM

Excellent work as always Russ! I like the design and I like the lamp shade. This should put the light right where you need it.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 07-12-2018 03:34 PM

Great light. I love it!! Well done,Russ !!!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-12-2018 03:47 PM

very nice

-- bambi

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rmac

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#6 posted 07-12-2018 06:31 PM

recycle1943: The shade is four pieces of 1/4” thick oak with compound miters at the corners to give the tapered shape. Then there’s a small square piece glued in horizontally near the top that stiffens the assembly and gives a place to mount the socket for the bulb.

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 07-13-2018 03:40 AM

Very creative design. As I need another one for my bench I may borrow a few of your design elements.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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