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Project by rjb37 posted 374 days ago 1696 views 17 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this light after searching for them and finding that they cost hundreds of dollars. My lamp was made from poplar scraps dyed walnut with art glass panels. The glass was my most expensive item at $35. I used a fluorescent lamp to avoid issues with the heat from incandescent lamps. It’s about 16” high and 5” square.

-- accidental woodworker

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#1 posted 374 days ago

Nice work, looks good!

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#2 posted 374 days ago

Nice looking light, I’ve seen similar hanging from mailboxes in my neighborhood.

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#3 posted 374 days ago

Great looking light…very nice indeed…well done.

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#4 posted 374 days ago

I like it a lot. Good photo of the lamp turned on

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#5 posted 373 days ago

As you can see it doesn’t throw a lot light. My wiife uses it as a mood/night light.

-- accidental woodworker

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#6 posted 373 days ago

Great build. Thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 373 days ago

Very nice style! I like your material selections from the stain color, to the shade glass.

Well done!

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#8 posted 373 days ago

Well Done

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#9 posted 373 days ago

Where did you buy the art glass?

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#10 posted 372 days ago

I got the art glass from Delphi art glass. They have an incredible amount of glass to choose from. My glass is opaque because I wanted light to come through but obscure the light source.

-- accidental woodworker

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#11 posted 372 days ago

Great, thanks. We have some pendant lights with the same glass, this will accent nicely in a piece I’m working on.

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