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Here is an Arts & Crafts lamp I made from scraps leftover from another project. Used amber mica for the shade. The compound angles made this the most difficult piece I have ever made.
-- Tom O'Neil, Celtic Saw Guy
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#1 posted 06-18-2011 06:14 AM
That looks tricky, great job. Where do you get the amber mica?
-- Douglas in Chicago - http://dcwwoodworks.com
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#2 posted 06-18-2011 06:40 AM
very nice work do you have plans for this or it’s just something you made for from you head?
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
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#3 posted 06-18-2011 06:46 AM
Very nice job. Thanks for sharing.
-- Scott in Texas
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#4 posted 06-18-2011 11:19 AM
Well done! Looks nice.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 06-18-2011 05:46 PM
Well done! The mica shade is a nice touch.
-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com
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#6 posted 06-18-2011 05:52 PM
very nice, AZMac
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#7 posted 06-18-2011 07:53 PM
I would also like to know where you purched the mica. Great job.When I couldn’t find a source for mica, I gave up and purchased a metal and oak lamp. Thanks
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#8 posted 06-19-2011 02:09 AM
Nice lamp, I’m a fan of arts & crafts. I like the attention to detail using 1/4 sawn white oak grain on all exposed surfaces.
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#9 posted 06-19-2011 03:47 AM
Nice job on a difficult project. Thanks for sharing.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
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#10 posted 06-19-2011 03:48 AM
Nice looking lamp.
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#11 posted 06-19-2011 07:03 PM
That is the most beautiful lamp. Makes me wish I used table lamps. Love that mica! Could one use stained glass instead?
-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD
#12 posted 06-23-2011 07:21 PM
BigIke: I don’t have any plans. I made it up as I went along. I had a picture from the internet for inspiration.
Pintodeluxe et al: I got the mica from Woodworkers Supply over the internet.
Vicki: I think you could use stained glass. Be careful of the extra weight for the shade supports.
Thanks all for your comments.
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#13 posted 06-24-2011 12:53 AM
Love Arts and Crarts/ Craftsman style. You have certainly captured it in this great piece.Thanks for shareing.
-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.
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