Author(s): Ken Burton
Choosing the right lamps for a home can be tough - and expensive. Why go through all that hassle when making the perfect lamp from scratch can be so simple? "Crafting Wooden Lamps" has plans for 25 great lamps and lighting projects that will brighten any room. The designs range from traditional to contemporary, and laidback to funky. Where appropriate, design variations show how to customise each project to fi t an individual sense of style. Advice and tips for every aspect - from building the base to building the shade to hooking things up safely - "Crafting Wooden Lamps" means forever abandoning the dreaded quest for the perfect lamp.
Ken Burton has been working with wood professionally since 1984. He holds a MFA in woodworking and furniture design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Currently, Burton operates Windy Ridge Woodworks, focusing on the design and construction of studio furniture and custom cabinetry. He also teaches workshops and writes books and articles on woodworking. He is the author of three other Popular Woodworking books.