Desk / computer table lamp

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Wanted to make a ‘different’ lamp for my drafting table last summer. Came up with this after seeing a couple different ideas on-line. Turns out it’s too big for the drafting table but the grandkids love it in their area of the room. Since it is all wood, except for the giant ball bearings in the base for weight, I used an LED lamp instead of a hot incandescent bulb. It helps make it safer in the event of a tip over too.

-- Pop

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#1 posted 599 days ago

Very cool!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#2 posted 599 days ago

Wild and wonderful. waaaay cool

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#3 posted 599 days ago

Great looking lamp, did a wonderful job

-- Norman

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 599 days ago

one of my favorites… came out very nice

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#5 posted 599 days ago

Looks great!

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#6 posted 599 days ago

Looks great. too bad it is too big.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 599 days ago

I think you need to build a small light stand to put beside your drafting table to use that Great looking Lamp
Very nice indeed

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#8 posted 599 days ago

Erector set from wood. Very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 599 days ago

Looks like a really solid piece of work besides being such a fun thing. Well done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Rob W

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#10 posted 599 days ago

very cool!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#11 posted 599 days ago

hunter71 stole my thoughts. First thing I thought was how cool, looks like an errector set but in wood.
Now you gotta build a floor model!

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#12 posted 599 days ago

Nice job,

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#13 posted 599 days ago

Gotta luv it

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#14 posted 599 days ago

Very cool!

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#15 posted 599 days ago

Trully amaizing work.It’s beautiful,outstanding!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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