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Blog series by Tim & Candy Hicks updated 05-27-2009 05:41 PM 5 parts 12617 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: Sandblasted ready for sanding

02-10-2009 11:51 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 2 comments »

Well, we were invited to be a part of an “By Invitation Only” showroom. It is called Rocky Mountain Design center, located in Evergreen Colorado right of I-70. This is a 25,000sg ft showroom which features all high end lodge type home furnishing, from all of the U.S as well as Tibet, India and Europe. Needless to say this is suppose to be some of the best of the best and we are so thrilled to be a part of it. Anyway we will be renting a 400sq ft space to feature our work, the...

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Part 2: Ready to drill holes

03-06-2009 09:56 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 6 comments »

I got the limb 100% sanded, my husband is inlaying turquoise in the base, next we will drill the holes for the cord. The dark spot you can see on the base is where we applied sanding sealer, there is a bit of rot so this helps harden the wood and it also keeps the glue from staining the wood when we inlay the turquoise.

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Part 3: Turquoise in the base

05-27-2009 05:22 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 0 comments »

The turquoise being inlayed in the base

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Part 4: Turquoise inlay in the lamp

05-27-2009 05:31 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 4 comments »

Here are progressive pictures as I am inlaying turquoise in the lamp.

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Part 5: Completed Lamp

05-27-2009 05:41 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 6 comments »

Here is the completed lamp it is 70” tall with the lamp shade 21×19 at the base it weighs 60 lbs The lamp shades are handmade. I do not make them a good friend of mine makes them for me. She does an excellent job.

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