Juniper Log Furniture : Floor Lamp

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Blog series by Tim & Candy Hicks updated 05-26-2009 08:52 PM 7 parts 22331 reads 32 comments total

Part 1: Wicked Floor Lamp, what ribbon like movement

03-06-2009 10:09 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 3 comments »

Nothing like having numerous projects to work on This lamp is very ribbon like; really flat but with lots of movement. It does have a small burl. The base will be cut down to size which will also shorten the lamp so that it is not so tall. We will scribe fit the lamp limb to fit the base. I have started sanding the limb and my husband has been working on the base.

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Part 2: Sanded

05-26-2009 08:01 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 3 comments »

It has been awhile since I have updated the progress on some of our projects. Here is the limb and base, they are both sanded. The limb is ready to be scribe fitted to the base.

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Part 3: Scribing / Shaping

05-26-2009 08:24 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 4 comments »

Okay here is one of the most tedious parts of this lamp. Here are pictures of how the lamp limb looked before we started shaping it to the base. There are several types of scribing tools available, but we have not been able to find one that works for us. To start the process, we find the point where the limb is the higest from the base. This is our starting point for the line that we draw to start shaping. We use a pencil compass for our scribing lines. The line has to stay level / perpe...

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Part 4: Still scribing

05-26-2009 08:47 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 0 comments »

Getting closer to where we want to be

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Part 5: Drilling Holes

05-26-2009 09:01 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 6 comments »

Here Tim is drilling the holes for the cord and the cord being ran through the lamp Patching holes

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Part 6: Wicked Lamp is finished

05-26-2009 10:02 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 11 comments »

This lamp is just the coolest. The then ribbon movement and sweeping motion is phenomenal. 71” tall to the top of the shade The base is 39” x 24” It weighs 70 lbs As you can see we added turquoise throughout.

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Part 7: Scribed & Bolted

05-26-2009 08:52 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 5 comments »

Scribing is completed, it is bolted to the base and ready to drill the holes for the lamp cord.

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