LumberJocks

Five legged curved floor lamp

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Project by Ben posted 412 days ago 941 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lumberjocks isn’t well suited for vertical pieces, so I apologize up front for the sideways photos. This lamp consists of bubinga legs built using bent laminate construction. They are all attached to two pentagram shaped blocks in the middle (hence the blackwood plugs to cover the screws). I had a local lampshade shop custom order a shade to fit it’s rather unusual size. Finish is Arm-R-Seal.

While I’ve worked with bent laminate construction before, this was to a new scale. In the end, the result matched my vision, despite the numerous roadblocks encountered.





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#1 posted 412 days ago

Really sharp. Nice job

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 412 days ago

Nice work….

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

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#3 posted 412 days ago

Really nice work. I like it quite a lot. Thanks for sharing!

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#4 posted 412 days ago

Very cool.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#5 posted 412 days ago

Very graceful lines. I dig it.

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#6 posted 407 days ago

Cool and unique lamp. Makes a great accent to the whole room. Great job!

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#7 posted 407 days ago

This is very nice looking. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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