A Modern Prairie Sconce

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Project by Randy Price posted 09-10-2011 06:45 PM 2047 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the finished Modern Prairie Sconce from the “Building a Modern Prairie Sconce” blog series.

It is appx. 36” tall x 7” wide, illuminated by (2) 40 watt equivalent CFL bulbs.

The shade is a laminated paper/styrene material. It is built of oak that is dyed/stained with a spray satin lacquer finish.

See the slideshow below for additional photos:


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#1 posted 09-14-2011 04:29 PM

From what I can see, it looks like craftsman style which goes perfect with the title. Not to mention the colors and patterns make one think of the prairie. Good work.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#2 posted 09-15-2011 08:44 PM

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#3 posted 09-16-2011 09:26 PM

Very nice.

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#4 posted 07-06-2012 05:33 PM

What did you buy the laminated paper/styrene material?
Very nice.

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#5 posted 07-06-2012 07:04 PM

Hi Rick -

The shade material is from The Lamp Shop and is called “Earth’s Treasures”. Here’s a link to the page:




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