How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs

You may have wood logs available around you, or maybe a wood part too big to put in a fireplace... Make this amazing wood floor lamp as indoor or outdoor lighting! This great tutorial will help you in all stages, however, some information, details may be missing, in this case, leave a comment or use your imagination to solve the problem ;) The guide is easier than it sounds, you just need some woodworking knowledge. For the lazy, there is a similar lamp, prettier design but also more expensive: Sculptural California Cedar Wood Lamp

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MATERIALS:

  • Wooden piece (around 40 cm)
  • Plexiglass piece tube (30 cm long and 4 cm diameter)
  • Wood glue
  • Varnish
  • LED garland (yellow)
  • LED light adapter
  • Wood saw
  • Hammer
  • Drill
  • Sandpaper
  • Scotch tape

This is the list of equipment needed to make the lamp in the picture, for a wooden log about 40cm. If your piece of wood is larger or smaller, adjust the size of the tube.

1. Locate the materials you need for this craft.
2. Cut the wood log into slices (2 cm minimum) with a wood saw.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

3. Find the center of each log slice and make a hole with a drill, use the same diameter as the plexiglass tube.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

4. Sand down the surface of each wood slice with sandpaper.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

5. Put wood glue on the inside of each hole and let it dry for a day.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

6. Varnish each wood slice and let them dry, repeat the operation 2 to 3 times.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

7. Cut the plexiglass tube (40 cm) and install the LED garland inside, you can fix it with scotch tape.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

8. Install wood slices one by one on the plexiglass tube and fix them with wood glue.

How to Make a Spectacular Floor Lamp with Logs Floor Lamps Wood Lamps

Do not forget to make a slit in the tube and a groove in the latest wood slice (floor side) to make room for the electric wire.

Ready! we have finished making this spectacular lamp with logs. If you need more inspiration, look at this category: Wood Lamps

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