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Project by dustysawyer posted 05-26-2012 12:09 AM 1402 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I acquired some scrap oak flooring and needed to replace a faulty lamp. By gluing mitered strips together, I got to have QSWO ray flecks on all sides of the post. I might make a Stickley inspired shade someday but the compound angles involved are giving me a headache right now.





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#1 posted 05-26-2012 12:28 AM

Looks great! I like your take on the A&C style for this lamp. I built a loosely A&C lamp (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/54725 ), but if I build another, I just might copy your design. Like you, the lamp shade is a desire, but I’m happy with the one I chose for now, which incidentally looks like the same one you have. Great work!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 01:21 AM

Great looking lamp.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 04:18 AM

Nice I just might have to make one of those myself.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 12:34 PM

Great work. You can always make a new shade later, when you’ve forgotten about the headaches the base gave you! LOL

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 05-26-2012 05:12 PM

Great lamp, even better use of limited material

-- Norman

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 12:55 AM

nice! good choice on the shade too

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#7 posted 09-13-2012 05:57 PM

Great lamp, I love the figure in the wood.
You really did a bang up job on this one!
Keep ‘em coming.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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