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Wood and led = lamp

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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 03-04-2013 11:18 PM 920 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by the work of Alexei, had in mind for some time, make a LED lamp.
Everything was new for me so I first got the led and find out how they were used.
I liked the result and started the design of the lamp itself.
I started with the idea of ​​a desk lamp but then I go to a standing height allows use next to the bed.
The base is a wagon wheel center, which I think was my grandfather, and has a brass ring. I found it in the barn we have in the field.
The arm is algarrobo and the top is: center “molle”, as it has an orange color that attracts attention and sides of Algarrobo.
The hockey stick shape was mere coincidence. It was all I had of “Molle” and did not want a straight across so I gave him a crook … once I saw what appeared finished.
Not much merit but served to my living and explore new techniques.
Greetings to all!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 03-04-2013 11:46 PM

Looks great. I am going to have to make one of these. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 03-05-2013 12:07 AM

Cool idea. Opens up lots of possibilities.

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

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#3 posted 03-05-2013 01:25 AM

It does look like a hockey stick ! The Canadians here on LJs should like it a lot. Ice hockey is extremely popular in Canada. Clever use of the wagon wheel center too.

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#4 posted 03-07-2013 12:50 AM

really cool

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#5 posted 03-07-2013 03:45 PM

Simple and cool lamp! Great recycle of old stuff. Way to go!

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