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Project by Woodwrecker posted 06-05-2012 07:17 PM 3871 views 12 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Asian / Greene & Greene combination Accent Table Lamp.
Reclaimed oak, with laminated acrylic colored panels.
More detailed hand work with this project and that was fun.

It takes longer to make projects out of this old discarded oak, but I get more satisfaction from it after I’m done.
My budget, and the environment like it too.

The finish is Tung Oil and wax.

(Please excuse the picture quality. Some big dummy left his camera in his pocket when he shop pants went through the laundry. So these are from the phone…..doh!)

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida

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Jeremy Greiner

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#1 posted 06-05-2012 07:20 PM

That’s a really nice lamp you have there, where did you get the acrylic panels? and I think you need a few more spring clamps.


-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer:

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#2 posted 06-05-2012 07:31 PM


dummies abound
they can be found everywhere

those are some nice clamps
did your grand kids buy them for you

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

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#3 posted 06-05-2012 07:37 PM

Love G & G and the reclaimed oak is always nice to see. The design and craftsmanship are great.

Nice work.

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#4 posted 06-05-2012 07:44 PM

Nice going. I bet you had a lot of fun on this lamp.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 06-05-2012 07:45 PM


That is nice on so many levels

I’ve washed two pocket watches doh!


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#6 posted 06-05-2012 07:53 PM

I think I’ll go downstairs and look for my watch in the washer.
I need to find some old oak and a whole bunch of talent.
I am glad you shared. Thank you.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#7 posted 06-05-2012 07:54 PM

Neat. Now you are just showing off.
A very nice lamp. And a colorful array of clamps.

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 06-05-2012 08:01 PM

Beautiful work Eric. The pictures look good too.

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#9 posted 06-05-2012 08:06 PM

Trash into treasure. It’s amazing how much vision is on this site.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#10 posted 06-05-2012 08:18 PM

Great looking work. Nice.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 06-05-2012 08:26 PM

Gorgeous table lamp!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 06-05-2012 09:09 PM

Holy scrap! Talk about recycle.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#13 posted 06-05-2012 09:47 PM

Nice lamp and I really like your wild clamp collection. What is that handle on the right side of your workbench for?

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#14 posted 06-06-2012 12:42 AM

People would never believe that this lamp came from that wood! You need to attach a pic of the ‘parent’ material to the base. Nice work.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#15 posted 06-06-2012 02:23 AM

Re: Asian / Greene & Greene combination Accent Table Lamp.
Reclaimed oak, with laminated acrylic colored panels.

Do that some more.

Re: left his camera in his pocket when he shop pants went through the laundry.

Don’t do that.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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