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Adjustable height floor lamps

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Project by ayryq posted 759 days ago 874 views 6 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair of adjustable-height floor lamps. Made with red oak, finished with Formby’s “tung oil” finish. They were a gift to my mom for her birthday. The plan was from Woodsmith, April 2002. The height is adjustable by about 11 inches, I think.

She just sent me pictures with the shades she bought for them. The finish looks a lot lighter in her house than in mine, I think.





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TimWood

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#1 posted 758 days ago

Well ain’t that a good idea! On the base/feet…mortise and tenon or half lap?

-- Tim Harrelson

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ayryq

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#2 posted 758 days ago

The base is two large pieces joined with a half-lap. Some little feet are glued on, and the pillar is held to the base with four screws. So, no. Not mortise and tenon.

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