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Project by PopsHuckster posted 12-31-2012 04:24 AM 7438 views 48 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 12-31-2012 04:30 AM

Very cool!

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#2 posted 12-31-2012 04:36 AM

Wild and wonderful. waaaay cool

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#3 posted 12-31-2012 05:13 AM

Great looking lamp, did a wonderful job

-- Norman

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#4 posted 12-31-2012 05:33 AM

one of my favorites… came out very nice

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#5 posted 12-31-2012 08:04 AM

Looks great!

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#6 posted 12-31-2012 08:21 AM

Looks great. too bad it is too big.

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 10:13 AM

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 12-31-2012 11:55 AM

Erector set from wood. Very nice.

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#9 posted 12-31-2012 12:46 PM

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

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#10 posted 12-31-2012 12:57 PM

very cool!

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#11 posted 12-31-2012 01:38 PM

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 12-31-2012 02:17 PM

Nice job,

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#13 posted 12-31-2012 05:11 PM

Gotta luv it

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#14 posted 12-31-2012 05:29 PM

Very cool!

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#15 posted 12-31-2012 06:25 PM

Trully amaizing work.It’s beautiful,outstanding!

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