Torchiere Table Lamp

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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 04-05-2012 09:11 PM 1591 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built in stacking sections for light weight and air circulation using scrap and pallet wood. 3/32” sawn veneers and solid wood. Maple, red oak, cherry, walnut, african mahogany, alder, rift white oak, spalted maple, spalted oak, and ipe. 25” high.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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Lee Barker

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#1 posted 04-05-2012 09:22 PM

Lovely, Terry. Is that appendage on the bottom square the switch?

It’s one of those constructions that is way more complicated than it appears. Thanks for showing the exploded view.



-- " his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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Terry Ferguson

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#2 posted 04-05-2012 10:19 PM


Yes, it is a rotary switch with an ipe knob. In use, the lamp will have a three-way touch pad for convenience.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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#3 posted 04-05-2012 11:03 PM

Wow that looks really great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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