Crafting Wooden Lamps: 24 Brilliant Weekend Projects (Paperback)

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Lighten Up Your Woodworking

Lamps are the perfect accent for many woodworking projects, so why not make the lamp as well? Choosing the right lamps for your home can be tough--just finding ones you like takes some doing, and they can be quite expensive. Why go through all that, when you can make your own? Crafting Wooden Lamps has plans for 24 great lamps and lighting projects that most woodworkers can complete in a weekend. The designs range from traditional to contemporary, and laidback to funky. A chapter on wiring shows exactly how to use easily-available lamp parts to hook things up safely.

About the Author


Ken Burton has been working with wood professionally since 1984. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Woodworking and Furniture Design from the School for American Crafts at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Currently, Burton operates Windy Ridge Woodworks, focusing on the design and construction of studio furniture and custom cabinetry. This is coupled with the teaching of woodworking workshops and the writing of woodworking books and articles. During the school year, Burton is department leader for the Technology Education Program at Boyertown Area Senior High School. He also teaches at the Yestermorrow School in Warren, Vermont, Peters Valley Craft Center in Layton, New Jersey, and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. He is the author of Table Saw Projects with Ken Burton (Popular Woodworking); Maximize Your Router Skills with Ken Burton (Popular Woodworking) and Cutting Edge Band Saw Tips & Tricks (Popular Woodworking).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781440309328
ISBN-10: 1440309329
Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books
Publication Date: December 29th, 2011
Pages: 176
Language: English