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Project by H Reynolds posted 02-22-2014 05:39 PM 1943 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This Lamp was inspired by a dining table lamp designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Dana-Thomas House
in Springfield, Illinois..The Japanese influences are shown in the shade with it’s Tea House roof similarities..The
one he designed was all metal with the stained glass shade..

-- H





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richgreer

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#1 posted 02-22-2014 05:47 PM

I have seen several Frank Lloyd Write lamps and lanterns and often considered how I would make one. I often think the shades are particularly difficult to design. You did a great job at this. I feel a little motivated to try again to imitate one of his designs. My favorite is at Taliesin -http://www.maclinstudio.com/frllwrmitall.html?utm_source=googlepepla&utm_medium=adwords&id=21430989202&utm_content=pla&gclid=COLJ_P6k4LwCFas-MgodfTUAcw

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 02-22-2014 06:22 PM

Splendid!

Love the lines and the wood choices – nice build!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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SPalm

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#3 posted 02-22-2014 06:50 PM

Very nice.
What a lovely lamp.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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jdmaher

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#4 posted 02-22-2014 06:57 PM

Beautiful.

Dimensions? What woods?

-- Jim Maher, Illinois

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tomakazi

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#5 posted 02-22-2014 07:40 PM

Very cool! I have never seen anything like this before.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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cnarf

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#6 posted 02-22-2014 08:13 PM

Beautiful!

-- cnarf, Ireland

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 02-22-2014 09:07 PM

Well done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Sodabowski

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#8 posted 02-22-2014 09:19 PM

I love it!

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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steve_in_ohio

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#9 posted 02-23-2014 12:13 AM

wow, that is very cool, love the design, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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Mean_Dean

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#10 posted 02-23-2014 02:33 AM

Great looking lamp! I’m sure you’ll enjoy it for years to come!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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bowedcurly

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#11 posted 02-23-2014 04:31 AM

super cool, love it

-- Staining killed the wood<<<<<>>>>>Dyeing gave it life

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NormG

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#12 posted 02-23-2014 06:23 AM

Well, you did a mighty wonderful job on this piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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J. Curtis Goforth

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#13 posted 02-23-2014 12:08 PM

Wonderful lamp. Thanks for sharing.

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clarkey

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#14 posted 02-23-2014 12:54 PM

Great Job! Outstanding

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Halc

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#15 posted 02-23-2014 05:01 PM

Beautiful lamp. I love the warm glow it emits in the photo.

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