Decor Project This Semi Circular Lantern Is An Electrical Version Of A Lantern Style That Was Popularized In The Orient Around Ad1600 Today With Its Soft Warm Glow That Radiates Light 180O It Is Ideally Suited To Providing Subtle Accent Lighting For A Buffet End Table Or Night Table
Decor project this semi circular lantern is an electrical version of a lantern style that was popularized in the orient around ad1600 today with its soft warm glow that radiates light 180o it is ideally suited to providing subtle accent lighting for a buffet end table or night table is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by john with ID 11001927725 was uploaded on 10-04-2019 and has been viewed 103,950 times.
Japanese Paper Lantern Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo The lantern consists of three parts - the wooden frame (curly cherry), the handmade paper, and the electrical fixture.The paper acts to diffuse and soften the light, and is the real focal point of the lantern.
The most common types of hand-made papers are from Japan, and fortunately are available in Canada.Of course, if you are really interested in the paper aspect of this project you could make your own paper.
Frame Construction• Start with the upper and lower curved rails (A).You will need a form on which to bend and clamp the layers of veneer.• The final thickness of the rails should be 3⁄8".Use strips of veneer that are extra wide, so they can be trimmed down to a final width of 5⁄8".
For an interesting effect I used contrasting species - curly black cherry for the two inside and two outside layers, and maple for the center layers.• When completely dry, trim the first square edge of the curved rails on the jointer.
Then, rip the rails to final width on the table saw.• Cut the curved rails to length, using a jig (see Canadian Woodworking Issue #38, page 10).The...