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Japanese inspired lamp with blinds

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Project by Blake Haskins posted 01-28-2018 06:55 PM 1396 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had the idea to make a lamp with fixed wooden blinds on the sides.
I’m glad that i only made it this big, because it was quite a lot of work to sand all 100 pieces needed to go into the slots. I was originally going to have the top sit up a bit, but after i had made the frame, I decided it looked better with no gap. The slats are just hot glued in from the inside, they aren’t going to go anywhere as can be seen by me hammering them in.

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#1 posted 01-28-2018 07:41 PM

Very neat.

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#2 posted 01-28-2018 07:51 PM

That’s a great looking Japanese lamp! I’ve never seen one with slats before, and I like the look!

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#3 posted 01-29-2018 04:08 AM

Very interesting project!!!

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#4 posted 01-29-2018 02:19 PM

That is a very nice lamp and with all of those louvers I can see how much time it must have cost you to get them ready. Nice work!

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#5 posted 01-29-2018 02:52 PM

Very Nice and Well Done Blake!

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#6 posted 01-29-2018 07:40 PM

Pardon the pun, but that is a bright idea!
I think you captured the Japanese look.

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#7 posted 01-30-2018 04:56 AM

Nice one ,
well done, I watched the video.
Brilliant

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