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Project by HickoryHill posted 642 days ago 1376 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had an older wood lamp that I had been wanting to replace. So I started looking online and various places and landed on a design similar to this on Pinterest. This is all from cherry, stacked and glued. I used the components from the old lamp for this lamp. There is a groove on the bottom of the bottom block for the cord to run out.

Enjoy

-- Jim, Michigan





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MarkTheFiddler

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#1 posted 642 days ago

Jim – very well done! That’s a great job on the finish. You have taken a basic design and made it stunning. Hat’s off to you sir.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 642 days ago

I like the idea behind this lamp, as well as the execution. Take lots of little cutoffs, or make little cutoffs, then drill them and glue them up. And I definitely like the fact that you used various thicknesses of wood, rather than all the same thickness. I think that adds a lot of interest and helps to break up the look of it.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 641 days ago

I like it, but my wife just made comments about dusting …
I think it is a great way to use up some of those cutoffs in the scrap bin.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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Jonathan

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#4 posted 641 days ago

@ Grumpymike,
The traditional method of dusting would certainly be tedious. I think a Swiffer Duster would be the easiest and best way to dust something like this.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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HickoryHill

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#5 posted 641 days ago

Yes, that’s how I’ve been dusting it…........with a Swiffer!

-- Jim, Michigan

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Mip

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#6 posted 641 days ago

A shot of compressed would also work for dusting! That’s how I dust.

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majuvla

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#7 posted 640 days ago

Excellent idea how to use some scraps I have in my workshop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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