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Greene and Greene wall sconce

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Project by edward60 posted 08-13-2017 10:11 AM 3458 views 19 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had long ago wanted to make Greene and Greene wall sconces for my house and one as the birthday gift for my daughter. As the base for this project I used article WWJ April 2001 and Joe McGlynn project http://lumberjocks.com/projects/90440 and his beautiful blog.
Yesterday I wanted to post my blog, but I can not to use my photos wich I posted on Photobucket. May be I make this blog later. I had decided to start project in May 2017, as a result I made six sconces for my house and one for my daughter. Additionally all sconses contain cord switchs. One sconse contain connector for power cable. I had to remember Tiffany technic and my old project ” Greene and Greene ceiling lamp” http://lumberjocks.com/projects/80088 and stained glass working. I used sapele, ebony, stained glass Spectrum. Finishing Varathane Red mahagony wood stain, oil .





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Mark Kornell

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#1 posted 08-13-2017 12:41 PM

Very nice, Edward. I hope you can get that blog posted; I like to read the construction details.

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design

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#2 posted 08-13-2017 02:00 PM

Your attention to details is very obvious, right down to that fine glass work!

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#3 posted 08-13-2017 02:30 PM

Great workmanship; looking forward to your blog.

-- Gary, Florida

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#4 posted 08-13-2017 03:17 PM

Very nice! Thanks for the links to the other projects. Yes, please do make a build blog. We need more G&G stuff here…

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#5 posted 08-13-2017 06:46 PM

This is a great project and you have done a wonderful job on this wall sconce.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 08-13-2017 11:14 PM

Really outstanding.

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#7 posted 08-14-2017 02:44 AM

well done! I’d like to see a blog on the construction also.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#8 posted 08-14-2017 02:02 PM

Really beautiful. Went right to fav’s ;)

-- Pete

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#9 posted 08-14-2017 02:16 PM

big fan of greene and greene,this are fantastic,beautiful work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#10 posted 08-18-2017 12:36 PM

Nice work. Love the glass.

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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#11 posted 08-19-2017 02:24 AM

Edward , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 08-19-2017 10:33 PM

Beautiful G&G wall sconce—I love everything about it, especially the stained glass panels!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 09-14-2017 04:51 PM

Edward, very impressive work on the sconces. Your other projects are some of the best Greene and Greene work I’ve seen. Congratulations. Looking forward to your upcoming blog and your future projects.

cheers

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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#14 posted 04-22-2018 03:18 AM

I always love the glass and wood mix fo sure

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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