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Project by Mork posted 642 days ago 2877 views 68 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a floor standing Night Light I made. It’s a variation on the table model I have been producing and selling on ebay and Etsy. I’m not getting rich but it provides a good excuse to spend a a few bucks on my shop. The hole cut in the bottom illuminates the lower shelf.

Also pictured here is my latest table model with glass in the top. The original design had a solid top. I like them equally well but the ones with the glass in the top provide more light.





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cstrang

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#1 posted 642 days ago

Simple and elegant, I like it, well done!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#2 posted 642 days ago

Slick design. Beautiful.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 642 days ago

very nice! do you make the glass panels?

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mmh

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#4 posted 642 days ago

Very nice design! I also like how a small plant can grow quite nicely under the light.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 642 days ago

Very nice lines, well done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 642 days ago

I like it, simple but very nice looking.

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woodworm

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#7 posted 642 days ago

Very nice looking design .
I like it. Good luck!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Mork

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#8 posted 641 days ago

Thanks for all the compliments. To Mike, yes I make the glass panels using the copper foil method. It is a fairly easy process. Well, easy with straight cuts anyway. I’ve tried more complex patterns and they are considerably more work. I made a simple jig that looks kind of like a paper cutter but in the place of the blade I mounted two guide bars. The glass cutter sits between the bars so a straight square cut is easy.

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#9 posted 641 days ago

very nice

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#10 posted 641 days ago

To be aptly called your zen corner.

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#11 posted 641 days ago

These are beautiful lamps and nicely photographed too.

-- 2Cor. 4:6

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Mork

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#12 posted 641 days ago

Zen Corner, I like that!

As for the photography well, digital helps. In other words I can take 30 pictures with various lighting and get lucky on a few :o)

Thanks

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#13 posted 641 days ago

Well done. I need to make one of those.

-- Ed Carlinville IL

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Mork

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#14 posted 641 days ago

Kunk, I have thought about making something much larger and tall for primary lighting. i was thinking about something similar to the floor standing nightlight but with a top that was larger and elevated slightly. Sort of a lamp shade effect so that you get plenty of usable light but still have the stained glass look. One person on eBay contacted me and wanted me to use mica in a night light. I may try this at some point but mica is slightly higher priced than stained glass and I’m not sure I’d like the effect as well.

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Mork

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#15 posted 641 days ago

Nano nano

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