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A rather hurried project for a family member.
Scrap wood stained with a mixture of two stains.
Last photo shows removable top to access fluorescent bulb.
-- Anforte NJ
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#1 posted 02-10-2012 01:22 AM
I like it, looks really good, and the use of scraps makes it even better.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
#2 posted 02-10-2012 01:43 AM
Thanks for your comment, Martin.
I may rework this since I’m not exactly pleased with the detali.
There is a second one in the works.
Have a great day.
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#3 posted 02-10-2012 05:20 AM
that’s one cool lamp.great job.
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#4 posted 02-10-2012 09:22 AM
looks cool to me
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#5 posted 02-10-2012 11:11 AM
I am sure someone got really happy.That is a really nice lamp and the fact it was made from scrap makes it even better.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#6 posted 02-10-2012 01:11 PM
That’sa good looking project.
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#7 posted 02-10-2012 03:36 PM
Your comments have special value for me.
Thanks and have a great day.
#8 posted 02-10-2012 03:38 PM
Thanks for your comment.
Have a productive day.
#9 posted 02-10-2012 03:43 PM
Keep up your good work.
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#10 posted 02-10-2012 04:09 PM
I’ve been thinking about making a couple of these as bedside lamps. I like what you have done and have possibly added to my thoughts. What did you use as the white paper where the light would shine through, rice paper? Any hints or suggestions?
#11 posted 02-10-2012 05:58 PM
I used parchment paper which withstands very high oven temperatures when baking.
Of course the florescent light generates very little heat
It’s glued to the backside of the four lattice frames which in turn are glued to the four upright posts.
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#12 posted 02-11-2012 01:35 PM
I have always wanted to build something like this. I think they are attractive as well as functional. Thank you for sharing.
-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh
#13 posted 02-11-2012 08:42 PM
Yes, I too, was attracted when I first saw this lamp.
Sending it to my grand daughter in Florida.
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