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Japanese lantern (Andon)

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Project by Clint Searl posted 12-14-2011 04:28 AM 2504 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for a Japanese friend. It’s cherry with pages from a 19th century temple accounting book. CFL inside.

Clint

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-14-2011 05:21 AM

Hi Clint
Welcome to LJs
Very cool lantern cool design well done.

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 04:18 PM

This is a very interesting piece . Looks well thought out,and fun to make . The paper treatment is nice and the handle is very cool .

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Clint Searl

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#3 posted 12-14-2011 11:59 PM

The handle is a piece of wild cherry branch, painted with a copper alloy emulsion and patinated, then lacquered.

Clint

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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