Lamp #4

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Project by Tag84 posted 03-29-2013 05:34 PM 1818 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone,

This lamp will be my official gift for my brother in law’s birthday.
He owns a recording studio and this is his company logo.
It’s the same simple construction as lamp #3, only a bit taller.
The logo was cut out with a lasercutter. Which a friend did for me.
I used 2 little nails, bottom and top of the logo to attach them.
The wood is some sort of ( reclaimed ) hardwood. Oak for the base and window frames.
Measurement are : L 11.8’’ x W 9.8’’ x H 24.4’‘
finished with Danish oil and beeswax.

Thanks for watching!

-- -Thomas -

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#1 posted 03-29-2013 05:52 PM

Great looking lamp! I’m sure your BIL will really enjoy it! Nice touch with the company logo, by the way!

-- Dean

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#2 posted 03-29-2013 06:22 PM

That a stylized treble clef?

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#3 posted 03-29-2013 06:26 PM

Again a beautiful piece of art. Well done.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#4 posted 03-29-2013 06:51 PM

Nice lamp Thomas. A great use of wood to reuse. How did you hide the electric cord in the leg?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#5 posted 03-29-2013 09:26 PM

Thanks so much for your comments, hope he likes it. Schoffleine i dont understand :( Darrel great to hear from you, i drilled a hole with an extended forstner bit. I’m going to change this method because it tends to wander of it’s path, lot’s of smoke and my brandnew bit is already dull :)

-- -Thomas -

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#6 posted 03-29-2013 11:22 PM

Very beautiful lamp. I think I will build me something simular. Did you get it U.L. APPROVED ? ha ha.
Thank you for the idea.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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#7 posted 03-30-2013 01:42 AM

Beautiful! Has a nice Asian Arts & Crafts look. Somehow I missed the first one. That one looks great also!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#8 posted 03-30-2013 03:02 PM

Well done, it lookg great!!!! He will love it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 03-30-2013 06:32 PM

Thank you!

-- -Thomas -

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#10 posted 03-30-2013 10:55 PM

Tag, what material did you use for the “shades”? It looks great with the logo.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#11 posted 03-31-2013 12:41 AM

Nice Nice Nice
Just a beautiful lamp !

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 03-31-2013 08:17 PM

Thanks Kiefer and stumpy!
Just ricepaper the logo’s are 4mm mdf painted black on 1 side

-- -Thomas -

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#13 posted 03-31-2013 08:39 PM

I also saw a treble clef in that logo. On closer examination it looks like an S and an h. Either way it
a very nice logo and lamp.

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#14 posted 03-31-2013 08:52 PM

Yes Ron The studio’s name is Studio helmbreker :)

-- -Thomas -

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#15 posted 04-26-2013 11:28 AM

That’s very nice. I like it a lot.

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