Arts and Craft floor Lamp

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Project by Tim Pursell posted 02-18-2008 06:42 PM 3826 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This lamp was made to compliment the table lamps I’ve made in the past. It’s 50” tall. The base is 12”sq, and the shade is 20”sq. All faces show QSWO. Another job where the Wixey angle gauge for set up and Sketch Up for layout saved alot of time and wood in order to get all the miters to line up. the second photo shows a grouping with all the lamps having matching shades.


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#1 posted 02-18-2008 06:48 PM

Gorgeous as always. I have seen these before. I suspect that I “stumbled” across your website before you joined LJs. Anyway they certainly made an impression on me then as they do now.

Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 02-18-2008 06:54 PM

Very cool! Nice design, I guess I hadn’t ever thought to make a lamp before, and just bought a new one for the living room. Doh!

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#3 posted 02-18-2008 07:08 PM

Excellent looking lamps. I’m not much for arts and crafts but I know good work when I see it.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 02-18-2008 08:01 PM

Nice work! A lamp is on my wife list. I have a pic of an old stickly lamp that my wife wants.

-- I get out in the shop when I can

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#5 posted 02-18-2008 09:49 PM

Very nice lamps. Your attention to detail is admired.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 02-18-2008 10:29 PM

unique look to them!
I like them

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#7 posted 02-18-2008 10:48 PM

Another excellent lamp collection…awesome work.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#8 posted 02-18-2008 10:51 PM

great originality. you do very precise work !

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#9 posted 02-19-2008 02:08 AM

Wow Tim, All you need now is the sofa… the Pyramid lamp goes on the favorite list!!!!

-- --Chuck

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#10 posted 02-19-2008 02:10 AM

PS. Nice little table you made there too!

-- --Chuck

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#11 posted 02-19-2008 09:43 PM

Another great build Tim – your work is impressive.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#12 posted 06-04-2008 04:35 AM

Great job! I especially like the proportions of the bases. SketchUp is indeed awesome.

-- -- Jim E., Oswego, NY. Create, have fun, and work safely!

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