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Project by nonickswood posted 04-27-2013 12:09 PM 776 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a couple accent lamps.
One of spalted Maple, the other (below) is a piece of recently cutback Crab-apple, had some nice colors.
Finished the Maple one with, Wipe on Poly,— Crab-apple finished with Mineral oil & Beeswax.

Thanks for Looking!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD





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PASs

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 02:05 PM

very nice nick….I made a lot of stuff on my craftsman lathe…kinda miss it some days.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#2 posted 04-28-2013 02:23 AM

Nice.

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 12:53 PM

good looking lamps nick. How did you bore the hole for the wire?
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 04-28-2013 05:30 PM

Thanks Guys,
Don, after I take it of the lathe I drill from each end on drill press with a 5/16” spade bit as deep as I can.
Then I have a 16” long by 1/4” bit to reach all the way through with.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#5 posted 04-30-2013 03:46 PM

Fantastic lamps! The woods are gorgeous and like the shapes, looks really solid. It’ll hold the whole thing. Great job!

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