Another Veneer Pendant Lamp #1: Background

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Blog entry by Ross Leidy posted 01-19-2020 08:49 PM 689 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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To salvage the Spiral Veneer Pendant Lamp project, I came up with an inner shade to envelope the light bulb:

It worked well for that project, and with a few modifications, I thought I could turn it into a pendant lamp in its own right. Since I’m in need of some additional lighting in the upstairs hall, and since I’m on a lighting kick (just finished a tripod floor lamp), I jumped right into this project.

After studying the earlier lamp, I decided on these basic modifications for the new pendants:
  • 5 bands of veneer instead of 3
  • Slightly wider veneer bands
  • Increased center diameter to make it easier to get to the light socket
  • 5 ribs instead of 4

After an evening designing the pieces on the computer, I was ready to go….

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