6′ Corner tall Lamp

Woodwork

Bulb Holder

^001. The holder assembly was salvaged from a broken lamp

Holder with extension (curtain) pipe

^002. I drilled a dowel and inserted the holder assembly and pushed it flush into curtain rod.

The tower with niche on one side

^003. The tower was actually an accent made for some house modification during our neighbor’s apartment renovation but was later thrown away. I used the niche for some pleasant lighting. See final product.

Note the bronze on holder assembly. The whole extension pipe was later painted with bronze spray paint.

The closed side of tower

^004. The tower with closed end.

Top of tower with hole for extension pipe

^005. The color combo for tower was major issue as I did not want a complete bronze color, so after some thinking we settled for turquoise.

Tower prior painting in turquosie

^006. The tower with top section painted in turquoise and the hole for vertical extension pole. We inserted the bronze painted pole to check color combination & results were quite fantastic. OPEN END.

Tower prior painting in turquosie

^007. The tower with top section painted in turquoise and the hole for vertical extension pole. We inserted the bronze painted pole to check color combination & results were quite fantastic. CLOSED END

Tower with distressed turquoise paint

^008. Somewhere down the line, I chose the distressed look.

Tower with distressed turquoise paint

^009. A closer look on paint.

Tower with distressed turquoise paint

^010. The turquoise painted tower, its not the final look.

The base will be painted in bronze, same as extension and TOP of lamp

^011. The turquoise painted tower base, its not the final look.

The base will be painted in bronze, same as extension and TOP of lamp

^012. The turquoise painted tower base, its not the final look.

I added some bronze glitter fabric paint in clear varnish and gave a golden hue to tower

^013. I added some glitter fabric paint in clear wood varnish and got the desired golden hue over turquoise. 🙂

The completed tall lamp

^014. The completed lamp. Note the GLOW in background/corner.

The completed tall lamp. I usually keep the lighted screen towards corner to give the room a warm hue.

^015. The completed lamp. I used rice lights in the niche and put a acrylic sheet for the even glow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A simplistic DIY shore rack from pallet wood.

Woodwork

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanded runner

^001. Pallet wood cut to size & sanded

The FOUR legs

^002. The FOUR legs, roughly sanded to retain the natural look.

 

 

 

The cross members (NOT POLISHED)

^003. The cross members 11″

 

 

 

The cross members

 

 

 

^004. The cross member – polished.

Sanding the legs

^005. Side profiling of legs in progress. Since I live in an apartment, balcony is my workshop space for dusty work.

 

 

The frame work in progress

^006. Frame work

 

 

The completd but NOT yet polished shoe stand

^007. The temporary setup with TOP

 

The table top

^008. The TOP is 33″ x 12″

 

 

 

 

"Test" run ;-)

^009. The frame finally NAILED

 

 

Polished and with rear stoppers

^010. The polished frame with back runners for preventing wall damage from soiled shoes

 

 

Standing Tall

 

^011. Standing Tall  🙂