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Project by anforte posted 01-16-2011 03:58 AM 1763 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Scavenged some redwood stain wooden slats that were porous, fragile and somewhat rotten.
An absolute mistake on my part.
The project was created as I went along, gleaning images I had seen on the internet.
I feel I will burn this lamp because it doesn’t reflect my standards. One learns with hindsight.
1. finished lamp
2. lamp lit by candelabra type bulb
3. Clamping assembly; only used glue
4. Another view of clamping process
5. Assembled body of lamp
6. Another view of lit lamp

-- Anforte NJ





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kcrandy

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#1 posted 01-16-2011 06:46 AM

This is very lovely. I have had an idea of constructing something like this, but from materials that could be put outside and with a solar panel on the top to power the light inside for a night light in a garden outside at night. The stick in the ground variety seem pretty ugly to me and this would be so much better.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 01-16-2011 03:01 PM

Hi anforte,

Burn it? It looks go to me.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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mafe

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#3 posted 01-16-2011 09:20 PM

It looks really nice.
If you feel like burning it, burn it.
But I think it would be a shame, for such a nice work.
Use it for candlelights out side on a summer evening.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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mtkate

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#4 posted 01-16-2011 09:20 PM

Don’t burn it… send it to me! I think it looks great.

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