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    Lamp that took forever

    The wife wanted a Mesquite lamp so I said I would make one. Every time I would start to work on it something else would come up and it would go on the back burner. Then there would be a small crack that needed glueing and time to dry. Lets not forget all the times I had to do things over because I did not like the way it looked. Anyway it stands 12inchs high and is one piece of Mesquite. Finished with Antique oil and Ren buffed.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    That looks real nice, Dennis.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Very nice
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
    I like it.

    And, I too am working on a lamp off and on the I can't seem to ever get finished. See the thread: I thought that I would get the finished before Christmas last year. Now I hope to get it finished before Christmas this year.
    Last edited by Frank Pellow; 10-28-2012 at 09:34 PM.
    Cheers, Frank

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    S E Washington State
    Nice lamp. I love Mesquite.
    "We the People ......"

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Great looking lamp and love the wood.
    Bernie W.

    Retirement: Thats when you return from work one day
    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

    To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Lakeport NY and/or the nearest hotel
    looks great, well worth the wait!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    San Antonio, Texas
    Really nice lamp, Dennis! I love working with mesquite!
    Billy B.

    "It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first." - Ronald Reagan

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Looks really nice, and I bet your wife loves it.

  10. #10
    Thanks for all the good things said. She does like the lamp a lot. One thing that I would have liked to do over is to drill the hole for the cord over. Yes she likes the worm hole side the best. I didn't find that out untill it was to late.

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