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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 1373 days ago 1919 views 10 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bamboo lamp. End Grain shade idea came from Laguna Bamboo. As always I welcome constructive criticism, positive or negative.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~





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patron

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#1 posted 1373 days ago

i always enjoy your work

you put your best into it
and it shows

well done
how thin is the shade itself
to be able to pass light like that

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 1373 days ago

The shade is approximately 1/16” thick. The veneer is very fragile. I backed this veneer up with 1/8” glass. I figured it would protect from heat, as well as protect the veneer from damage.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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davidroberts

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#3 posted 1373 days ago

love it. beautiful. did you buy the bamboo veneer or make it. if you bought it, from where may i ask. one last question, what type of glue did you use. can’t wait for your next piece.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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KayBee

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#4 posted 1373 days ago

Great lamp and perfect execution, as usual. How stable is the base with a passel of kids running around?

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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kolwdwrkr

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#5 posted 1373 days ago

The lamp is very stable. I tried knocking it over by bumping it and it stood it’s ground. Anything will fall over with kids around. LOL. This lamp is as stable as a normal store bought floor lamp in my opinion.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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EROCK

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#6 posted 1373 days ago

Shameless plug since I work for one of their divisions, but Bamboo Hardwoods has all sorts of plywood and veneers.

-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker

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Chip

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#7 posted 1373 days ago

Beautiful and, as always, very well executed. Love it and thanks for all the pics!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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mafe

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#8 posted 1373 days ago

Wauuu, the light look like the sun going down, and all the different lights comming through that veneer, it’s so beautiful, kind of meditative.
Nice work also, yes you sure care for every detail.
I’m impressed.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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SPalm

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#9 posted 1373 days ago

That is really stunning. I like it.
Very good attention to detail.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 1373 days ago

GORGEOUS LAMP, THE COLORS ARE SO NATURAL LOOKING, THAT WOULD FIT IN VERY NICE WITH ANY GREEN AND GREEN FURNITURE WOULDN’T IT? JUST BEAUTIFUL.

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

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greg

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#11 posted 1373 days ago

man i really like that lamp—-i would like to try me one soon

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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 1373 days ago

Another beautiful piece, Keith!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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sras

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#13 posted 1373 days ago

The light creates some interesting (and unexpected) colors. Nice stand design too!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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RexMcKinnon

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#14 posted 1373 days ago

Very nice and unique.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1373 days ago

nice design and unique material good build

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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