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Lamp Made From Sapele and Maple

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Project by DarrylJN posted 732 days ago 945 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some pics of my first lamp which is made from Sapele and Maple. The lamp is approximately 18” tall and the base is approximately 6” wide. I picked up the lamp shade from Lowes and I think it compliments the lamp pretty well. However, I’m not too excited about the beads that are hanging down but my wife and I think that we will learn to love them over time.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC





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TrBlu

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#1 posted 732 days ago

Very nice lamp. Very beautiful model displaying your lamp!

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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DarrylJN

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#2 posted 732 days ago

Thanks! I think my daughter Addison really helps make the lamp look that much more special. She brings out the beauty in the lamp… that’s my girl! :)

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#3 posted 732 days ago

I like it ! It looks like a trophy to me.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 731 days ago

Nice work, I was thinkng the same about the beads as well. LOL Well done, love the wood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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DarrylJN

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#5 posted 731 days ago

Thanks guys! I kinda think it looks like a trophy too, I mentioned that to Tiffany as I was working on it.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#6 posted 731 days ago

That is a very beautiful lamp

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DarrylJN

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#7 posted 731 days ago

Thanks s_grifter!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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DarrylJN

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#8 posted 731 days ago

If anyone would like the plans to make this lamp, please let me know and I will scan and email them to you. I got these plan from Wood Magazine sometime in 2012!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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