In American Woodworker Blog

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations.

While at Purchase College I taught a class labeled "Applied Design". What we did was to go through a ratcheted-up four assignment curricular that culminated in designing and building a full-scale functional piece of furniture. The third, and very interesting assignment, was to build a lamp. I wrote about Robert's lamp before and now I wanted to show you another lamp built by Doug Watters. Doug is a professional furniture maker who took my class to hone his design skills. He is a gifted turner and the lamp he built demonstrates this perfectly.

 

The base was turned separately form the yolk. The arm is laminated oak. To set its' angle you need to pull or loosen a leather strap that is secured to the base with a  wrapped-around maritime cleat made form bronze.

 

 

 

 

 


Product Recommendations

Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work around the shop. We may receive a commission from sales referred by our links; however, we have carefully selected these products for their usefulness and quality.

Recommended Posts
0

Start typing and press Enter to search