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Project by Ross Leidy posted 02-17-2020 02:42 PM 646 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shortly after completing the spiral pendant lamp, I started on a set of 3 companion pendants for the upstairs hall of the entryway. The structure is similar to the interior part of the spiral lamp. Each bottom plate (which is removable) has a unique design. I’ve got the lamps installed, and all that remains is to install some trim at the peak to conceal the wiring. The full build is documented here.

For a more realistic photo, I dimmed the LED bulbs to 10%:

Time to start scheming a dining room light!





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splintergroup

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#1 posted 02-17-2020 03:40 PM

Excellent craftsmanship and detail!

I wish I had high ceilings, opens up so many possibilities for large designs like these.

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madts

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#2 posted 02-17-2020 03:59 PM

Way cool. I love wooden lamp shades.

—Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#3 posted 02-17-2020 04:49 PM

Very nice, surprised how well they blend into a Traditional house.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#4 posted 02-17-2020 04:59 PM

Awesome set of lamps, they look fantastic!

-- KCM

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#5 posted 02-17-2020 05:01 PM

Simply beautiful…
tho I’m sure they are not simple to create.
Jon

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#6 posted 02-17-2020 06:13 PM

These are beautiful lamps. Great job!

-- Rich

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#7 posted 02-17-2020 07:09 PM

Great project and a fitting place to show them off!!!

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#8 posted 02-17-2020 10:08 PM

Looks wonderful, now they are up and where they belong.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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#9 posted 02-18-2020 02:33 AM

Very nice. I like the hummingbird best, but the cat made me smile. Well done.

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htl

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#10 posted 02-18-2020 06:44 AM

The cat reminds me of the tv show Mr. Lucky

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Ross Leidy

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#11 posted 02-19-2020 04:10 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments!

@htl – I had to lookup Mr. Lucky. You’re right, there is a resemblance.

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#12 posted 02-21-2020 02:52 AM

Creative and very well executed design and build.

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#13 posted 02-21-2020 10:14 PM

Very appealing look. What thickness is the veneer? I assume you cut it yourself?
Steve.

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#14 posted 02-21-2020 10:31 PM

The veneer is nominal 1/42” (0.6mm), but this anigre is probably slightly under that. I bought sheets of veneer and then cut strips to the width I needed. In the States, www.certainlywood.com is a great place to get all kinds of veneer.


Very appealing look. What thickness is the veneer? I assume you cut it yourself?
Steve.

- SteveMI


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