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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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wrench

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#1 posted 576 days ago

Very cool!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 576 days ago

Wild and wonderful. waaaay cool

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NormG

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#3 posted 576 days ago

Great looking lamp, did a wonderful job

-- Norman

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 576 days ago

one of my favorites… came out very nice

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deon

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#5 posted 576 days ago

Looks great!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 576 days ago

Looks great. too bad it is too big.

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Bill_N

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#7 posted 576 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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hunter71

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#8 posted 576 days ago

Erector set from wood. Very nice.

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stefang

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#9 posted 576 days ago

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

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Rob W

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#10 posted 576 days ago

very cool!

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JoeinGa

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#11 posted 576 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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becikeja

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#12 posted 576 days ago

Nice job,

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Rj

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#13 posted 575 days ago

Gotta luv it

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Manitario

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#14 posted 575 days ago

Very cool!

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majuvla

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#15 posted 575 days ago

Trully amaizing work.It’s beautiful,outstanding!

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