More Japanese Style Lamps - Kaki or Persimmon

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Project by SPHinTampa posted 446 days ago 904 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are getting a little addictive.

Japanese style lamp, modeled after lamp boxes intended to protect candle from wind. I believe the character is called “mon” and means equality and peace.

Construction details:

- Handle and base made from mahogany. Side made from maple plywood
- Mostly rabbets for joinery on body
- Handle joined via exposed dowel
- Circles cut using jig on router
- Patterns cut on scroll saw
- Finish is shellac on handles, linseed oil on lamp body. Entire assembly waxed.

If you are interested in more detail, I posted a construction blog (click on here for link)

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#1 posted 446 days ago

Another cool looking lamp like your other one….great job

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#2 posted 446 days ago

Beautiful Shawn.

Great job. you´re squeezing that book !

-- Back home. Fernando

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#3 posted 442 days ago

Good looking lamp! Has a very nice light effects and like the Japanese style. Well done!

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