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Project by H Reynolds posted 965 days ago 2847 views 30 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These Taliesin Desk Lamps are made out of Black Walnut and Cottonwood.
They are 23” at the top, the base is 10” square, the shade 14” square.
The shade material is a waterproof rice paper. Frank Lloyd Wright designed
one in 1925 for his home in Wisconsin named Taliesin.

-- H





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 965 days ago

A work of art! FLW would be proud.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Marco Cecala

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#2 posted 965 days ago

Just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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woodworm

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#3 posted 965 days ago

Very nicely built – I appreciate your skill & talent!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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fernandoindia

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#4 posted 965 days ago

Beautiful design, great job

-- Back home. Fernando

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MrsN

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#5 posted 965 days ago

Awesome!!! Great Job!

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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JohnnyB

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#6 posted 965 days ago

Nice design, nicely done! Where did you get the good quality lamp socket?

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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PurpLev

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#7 posted 965 days ago

beautiful work. very nice and different than most projects here.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Seeharlez

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#8 posted 964 days ago

Really nice design! It’s functional and artistic and the end result is great! Nice job

-- Greg - Vancouver, BC

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stnich

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#9 posted 964 days ago

I love this style lamp. Made one myself a few years ago. It was very prone to tipping forward. Most
people put rocks in the base to make it more stable. Or is that just the FLW falling water motif. Has any one tried this style with some kind of hidden weight to make it more stable? Never the less I think that it looks great. I like the contrasting splines

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 964 days ago

Great job love the look of this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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sandhill

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#11 posted 963 days ago

Nice job on the lamp. I have been going crazy looking for a place that sells waterproof rice paper for a set of room dividers I built about 6 months ago. Where did you find it?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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KDaddy

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#12 posted 961 days ago

LOVE IT!

thank you for sharing!

-- So much wood, so little time

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 880 days ago

Gorgeous pair of lamps …really like the style and your Craftsmanship is superb : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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