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Project by Bradley Sorenson posted 11-15-2014 06:06 AM 2814 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2” x 12” x 4ft doug fir, 1/8” plywood (for electrical top cover). stained and wired up.
Some free hand router work, and some electrical skills…... that’s about all there is to this project.





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geekwoodworker

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#1 posted 11-15-2014 10:24 AM

Nice looking chandelier. I like your free hand router job as it looks like a halloween skeleton hip and legs.

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hairy

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#2 posted 11-15-2014 01:56 PM

Well designed and built, nice work!

-- Genghis Khan and his brother Don, couldn't keep on keeping on...

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#3 posted 11-15-2014 02:19 PM

Good job on keeping the wiring bundle “nice and tight”... most folks would rather just zip-ties bundles of lamp cord together and use plastic twist-nuts to hook ‘em all together.

Nice project!

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#4 posted 11-15-2014 05:09 PM

Interesting. Any heat build up with enclosed ball jars? I’m guessing you unscrew them to change a bulb?

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#5 posted 11-15-2014 05:11 PM

Good lookin piece

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#6 posted 11-15-2014 08:02 PM

That’s a neat light. Well designed and built!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bradley Sorenson

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#7 posted 11-15-2014 11:23 PM

Thanks guys!

(No Doc Savage, 11 watt bulbs don’t heat up much at all, but with 10 pendant drops, you still get 110 watts of light. And yes, unscrew the jar to access the bulbs.)

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#8 posted 11-17-2014 12:11 AM

That’s awesome, I would like to try this out of some red cedar that I work with. Great job and idea.

-- "The Cedar King"

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