|Forum topic by AaronK||posted 06-11-2009 12:47 AM||676 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
06-11-2009 12:47 AM
So in the middle of milling the pieces for my lamp, i messed up. I did things symmetrically instead of what I’d planned… confusing to say, so i’ll point to the design located in my blog post here .
The parts I was working on are lampshade frame parts – the long horizontal pieces on the top and bottom of the shade. I was doing the mortises for the thin vertical design pieces that will float within the frame. the sketch below shows what i was supposed to have (LEFT) and what I have so far (RIGHT) – i havent gotten to the short sides yet. The left was designed to look the same (proportionally) from every angle. The right, if i keep it that way, will not.
Question is now, what do I do. Redesign? Start over? if i redesign, say by changing the position of the verticals on the short side, what would be nice? So i’m just looking for advice and ideas of how to fix this botch either by restarting or innovating…..