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Blog series by mafe updated 12-25-2015 02:59 PM 4 parts 11713 reads 45 comments total

Part 1: My go on a traditional old Danish lantern.

12-21-2015 12:01 AM by mafe | 16 comments »

Wood lantern.My go on a traditional old Danish lantern At my visits to the Danish Frilandsmuseum, I fell in love with the old traditional lanterns.The simple way they were created and the few materials.Also they can be made all by hand or with power tools – from recycle materials or all new.Kind of right up my Alley. This lantern from the museum is kind of my favorite, simple and kind of timeless design, in my eyes a Denmark meets Japan. Another favorite and same style.Both use...

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Part 2: I have seen the light...

12-21-2015 03:17 PM by mafe | 9 comments »

Wood lantern.i have seen the light Part two. At my visits to the Danish Frilandsmuseum, I fell in love with the old traditional lanterns.The simple way they were created and the few materials.Also they can be made all by hand or with power tools – from recycle materials or all new.Kind of right up my Alley. This was where we left last part.Mortises cut. Now time for making some candle holders.A metal tube are cut here, actually the inside of a pull-down curtain. Ok we bet...

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Part 3: Fascinated by the shadows it throws...

12-22-2015 01:15 PM by mafe | 12 comments »

Wood lantern.fascinated by the shadows it throws… Part three. At my visits to the Danish Frilandsmuseum, I fell in love with the old traditional lanterns.The simple way they were created and the few materials.Also they can be made all by hand or with power tools – from recycle materials or all new.Kind of right up my Alley. This was where we left last part, the lanterns bodies are ready.Now we need doors and glass. Back to the table saw, sawing the joints for the doors...

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Part 4: Let there be light and there was light...

12-25-2015 02:59 PM by mafe | 8 comments »

Wood lantern.Let there be light and there was light… In Denmark we celebrate Christmas on 24 and so we had the lantern bringing for us light as we ate our Christmas meal at the work shop. Part four. At my visits to the Danish Frilandsmuseum, I fell in love with the old traditional lanterns.The simple way they were created and the few materials.Also they can be made all by hand or with power tools – from recycle materials or all new.Kind of right up my Alley. Last time ...

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