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Project by cmw posted 09-15-2011 04:56 AM 3443 views 33 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Accent lamp made of Santos Mahogany with Ebony plugs and Tiger Maple Veneer glued to Lexan . 13 inches high 5 inches wide. All joints Mortise and tenon.





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mrg

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#1 posted 09-15-2011 05:08 AM

Very nice lamp. Like the veneer on the lexan and how it glows when lit.

-- mrg

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RockyBlue

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#2 posted 09-15-2011 05:17 AM

Very nice, doesn’t look like a lamp until its on. The plugs are a nice touch.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.coloradobeetlekillfurniture.com

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#3 posted 09-15-2011 05:20 AM

Nice looking lamp, where did get the electrical parts?

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lawrst

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#4 posted 09-15-2011 05:52 AM

I love this lamp, makes me want to make something simmilar,

I feel my first Lumberjock project comng on?

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matt garcia

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#5 posted 09-15-2011 06:11 AM

Very nice!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#6 posted 09-15-2011 06:22 AM

Very nice. Seems to have a Greene & Greene influence

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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yokel

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#7 posted 09-15-2011 08:44 AM

Love this lamp. I’ve been thinking of doing something like this for a while. Beautifully done piece.

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SgtSnafu

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#8 posted 09-15-2011 01:42 PM

Great looking lamp – Well Done.

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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489tad

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#9 posted 09-15-2011 02:04 PM

My brother is building a house. Brother is getting a lamp as a house warming. Great job! Thanks for posting.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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woodzy

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#10 posted 09-15-2011 02:08 PM

Great looking lamp.

-- Anthony

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cmw

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#11 posted 09-15-2011 02:33 PM

Thanks for all the great comments. This come together in the head after looking at lots of items on Lumberjocks and online(Greene&Greene,Gamble House,Fibonacci,Mission) Electrical parts came from lampartsguy on Ebay.This lamp has a twin sister that had an oh! S%$# that is being modified just will not be a twin.Thanks All, Mitch

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glatzenator

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#12 posted 09-15-2011 04:29 PM

Nice work man! I’m a big fan of the Greene&Greene style. Gives me an idea, a design like that would look real nice as an end table or something (with some changes of course), which you could light from within just like your lamp… create some interesting ambient lighting effects.

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Jonathan

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#13 posted 09-15-2011 07:32 PM

A very attractive lamp, all the way around.

The “design modification” on the other lamp is OK, because that makes both of them one-of-a-kind.

I’ve wanted to try the veneer on Lexan for a while now, but haven’t gotten around to it. How thick is this veneer?

-- 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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#14 posted 09-15-2011 08:32 PM

Great job love the design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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andy6601

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#15 posted 09-16-2011 02:53 PM

Awsome job! I think it looks great.

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