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Project by Mork posted 11-29-2012 12:42 AM 2187 views 21 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a wall mounted version of my night light. I’m not selling this version due to the less than simple installation. This one will have to remain unique to our home :o)





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 01:09 AM

You do such a tasteful job on these. I really like them.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Wdwerker

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 02:17 AM

Yea , gotta save the best craftsmanship for home. It’s in my house and it has to be perfect!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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Mork

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 02:19 AM

Thanks Monte.

The wall mounted light was more challenging but still not difficult. The small Lantern nightlights are really fairly easy to build. Building them efficiently is another story. To a large degree I have streamlined and perfected the process so it doesn’t take me a long time. I probably have 3 to 4 hours in each lantern but when you count materials I don’t make more than 10 bucks/hour.

The biggest challenge is attaching the legs. I tried to speed up the process by using 5-min. epoxy but I found that standard wood glue was about the best. I had to build a clamping jig for consistency and good clamp pressure.

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#4 posted 11-29-2012 02:40 AM

Cool light and great jigs.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rorzu63

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#5 posted 11-29-2012 09:09 AM

Wonderful job…excellent design

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#6 posted 11-29-2012 01:06 PM

Another very nice A&C piece. Love your jigs!

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

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Mike Gager

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#7 posted 11-29-2012 01:34 PM

$10/hour for doing something you love sure beats flipping burgers or digging ditches

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#8 posted 11-29-2012 10:27 PM

Great project. Very nice design work and smart jigs.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Mork

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#9 posted 11-30-2012 03:22 AM

I agree that it beats flipping burgers for sure!

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