Archive for December, 2014

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We’d never covered a lampshade before. Still, how hard could it be, right? Hmmm … kinda hard actually.

Doing the research

There’s a lot of lampshade-making going on in the world, according to Google. These two sites were really useful – they gave us most (but not quite all) of the information and tips we needed:



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My friend Moira and I have just made ourselves a couple of lamps. We love the results but we don’t think it’s the start of a whole new craft career.

From this:

lamp bases in raw timber state

To this:

two completed lamps

… in just a few complicated steps.


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