LumberJocks

Confetti Lamps

  • Advertise with us
Project by ChrisCrafts posted 03-03-2012 06:25 AM 2287 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some confetti Lamps I turned this past December. I got the kits from Rockler and used 2”x2” blanks. I am gathering some larger blanks for the next batch I turn. I would like to do some with a more rounded bottom.

Wood used:

Argentine Lignum Vitae

Cocobolo

Maple Burl

Walnut Burl

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com





8 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

117234 posts in 3721 days


#1 posted 03-03-2012 06:27 AM

Very cool design nice work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

View lanwater's profile

lanwater

3111 posts in 3078 days


#2 posted 03-03-2012 12:02 PM

sweet!

They look great.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

View patron's profile

patron

13630 posts in 3485 days


#3 posted 03-03-2012 01:05 PM

what a great assortment of lamps

look’s like a good way to utilize those small stubs

good for memory altars
and intimate dinners

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32083 posts in 3010 days


#4 posted 03-03-2012 01:17 PM

These look like a fun and useful project. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View plantek's profile

plantek

312 posts in 2943 days


#5 posted 03-03-2012 02:40 PM

Very nice.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

View lew's profile

lew

12320 posts in 3899 days


#6 posted 03-03-2012 03:15 PM

Sweet little lamps, Chris.

I especially like the Cocobolo with the accent rings.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View sedcokid's profile

sedcokid

2735 posts in 3742 days


#7 posted 03-03-2012 04:11 PM

Real nice, I like’em!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View CodyJames's profile

CodyJames

78 posts in 2550 days


#8 posted 03-31-2012 11:51 AM

Argentine Lignum Vitae—that’s cool stuff, it looks almost like Canary wood that I get from the local Hardwood Lumber co. near me. I never realised how close these resembled each other. Unless it is just the picture, but I swear, I can put a picture of this stuff next to a picture of canary wood and you’d be hard pressed trying to tell the difference.

I just read up on the Lignum, it’s called “The Densest wood in the world”, how brutal was it to turn on a lathe? I’ve recently turned some Brazillian Cherry that was absolutely hard as a rock….. IN fact, though I’ve never seen Lignum before, if it is harder than B. Cherry, then it must be like the “Diamond” when it comes to wood hardness?

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com