Prairie Lantern

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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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#1 posted 188 days ago

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 -

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

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#2 posted 188 days ago


Love the lines and the wood choices – nice build!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#3 posted 188 days ago

Very nice.
What a lovely lamp.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 188 days ago


Dimensions? What woods?

-- Jim Maher, Illinois

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#5 posted 188 days ago

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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#6 posted 188 days ago


-- cnarf, Ireland

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#7 posted 187 days ago

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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#8 posted 187 days ago

I love it!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#9 posted 187 days ago

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#10 posted 187 days ago

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

-- Dean

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#11 posted 187 days ago

super cool, love it

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

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#12 posted 187 days ago

Well, you did a mighty wonderful job on this piece

-- Norman

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#13 posted 187 days ago

Wonderful lamp. Thanks for sharing.

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#14 posted 187 days ago

Great Job! Outstanding

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#15 posted 187 days ago

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

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