Mountain Laurel Root Branch Lamp - "Dragon"

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Project by MalcolmLaurel posted 12-16-2013 04:49 PM 1343 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my most recent lamp, made from the root burl and lower stem of a mountain laurel bush found near my cabin. I call it “Dragon” because I think it looks kind of like a dragon or lizard. Finish is clear shellac.

-- Malcolm Laurel -

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#1 posted 12-16-2013 04:56 PM

A most unique lamp great job.
Can’t help but wonder how you installed the wire?

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#2 posted 12-16-2013 05:46 PM

I was thinking the same exact thing! Great looking lamp though.

-- Blessed to have a wife who supports my addiction...Hobbies!

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#3 posted 12-16-2013 09:39 PM

Sweet! I love this style of work. Nicely done.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 04:35 AM

Very cool! I’m with the other guys…...details on the wire placement?

-- Dick

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#5 posted 12-17-2013 05:02 AM

Some things in life should remain mysteries… :)

-- Malcolm Laurel -

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#6 posted 12-17-2013 05:04 AM

Looking at the photo it looks like it’s been sawed in half.

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#7 posted 12-17-2013 01:31 PM

I like it It gives me ideas. I would saw in half with scroll saw then grove out. Dont know how you did it though. A lot of drift wood out there to make lamps out of.

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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#8 posted 12-17-2013 04:50 PM

Great job. This is really cool. Welcome to LJ’s

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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