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DangerMouse 09-04-2008 01:53 PM

Some DangerMouse creations and projects
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Hi everyone! Just thought I'd share a few things I've done recently and in the past.
A 'sundoor' and cabinet for my wife's Electro Acuscope to roll around and charge up, (because she is the sunshine in my life!)
An old Sears Silvertone guitar I refinished and airbrush-stained some leaves on to pretty it up. (ignore broken 'B' string)
....and 2 of the 4 lamps I made a few weeks ago, just because I was bored waiting for supplies on back order.
I hope you like them and feel free to copy the designs if you like them!
The lamps are made from scraps of firewood, cherry, oak and walnut from my woods.
The cherry mix has a 10w night-light on the bottom on a separate switch. Po) *enjoy!*
.....comments, suggestions or questions are always welcome and appreciated!


PS-will post the walnut/oak floor lamp and the old style desk lamp soon. (only 6 pics at a time here)

Termite 09-04-2008 09:37 PM

Very nice work there mouse. You're certainly creative, and I'm jealous. I'm a capable woodworker and cabinetmaker, but lack the creativity!

Mrnagrom 10-06-2008 10:10 PM

man. that door is insane. totally dig the guitar

DangerMouse 12-14-2008 11:32 AM

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Originally Posted by Mrnagrom (Post 169165)
man. that door is insane. totally dig the guitar

Thanks guys! Here's two more lamps I did. I got tired of the cheap floor lamps that break whenever you look at them, soooo.... and the table lamp is different now. It's white on top when off, but GREEN when turned on. Both are oak and walnut mixed from my woods. Ya gotta love free supplies! Po)

.....did someone mention cheese dip?


DangerMouse 12-14-2008 11:38 AM

I forgot to mention, those 7 degree cuts for the floor lamp 'shade' were a #@!#!#@! I had 4 or 5 pieces I cut backwards, inside out, whatever....
I finally got it perfect though!
Those are cloth curtain inserts I sewed up on the antique pedal machine we have btw.
I still think I should change to the white plexiglass inserts though, the bulb shows through the cloth a bit too much.


shumakerscott 12-14-2008 01:36 PM

I really like your work. :thumbsup: Do you sell any of your lamps? What color is your finger nail polish? Keep up the good work, Dorf Dude...

DangerMouse 12-14-2008 01:53 PM

Very funny..... that's my daughter's hand.... and I dunno what color she had on...

I might sell them if anyone was interested. I can always make more... Po)


shumakerscott 12-14-2008 02:40 PM

Just pokin a little fun at yah. Dorf Dude...

iMisspell 12-14-2008 04:11 PM

You have a nice touch DM, everything looks good!


Originally Posted by thekctermite (Post 155170)
...You're certainly creative...

Its the side effects of THC and LSD.
PS, ive seen some of your work on the woodworking forum, you do really sharpe work.


gma2rjc 12-14-2008 10:40 PM

Beautiful! I've seen pieces in high-end furniture stores that don't show that quality of workmanship :thumbup1:.

That sundoor is incredible! Looking at it, I was trying to figure out how you did the rays of sunshine. Since I don't know very much about woodworking, of course I can't figure it out. The finish on the wood looks great. It must have taken a lot of time to complete it.


PS, ive seen some of your work on the woodworking forum, you do really sharpe work.
I think I'll wander over to the woodworking forum to see your other posts.

DangerMouse 12-15-2008 06:48 AM

For the rays of the sundoor, I sliced up a 2x4 into 1/2" strips, ran them through the planer and then went nuts freehand with the router. It was fun!


gma2rjc 12-15-2008 08:42 AM

Followed by hours of sanding? It looks great.

DangerMouse 02-05-2009 11:13 AM

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Nah... being planed and routed left them pretty smooth actually, they hardly needed any sanding at all! Po)
I finally got around to taking a picture of the desk lamp lit up green.


Tom Struble 02-05-2009 11:32 AM

wow nice work

DangerMouse 02-05-2009 11:41 AM

Thank you!

The first pic of it was before I took the white plexi and spray-painted the underside with florescent green.
It's white still when off, cause it's thick, but green when turned on.
I've always liked the old style green glass desk lamps, so this was sort of my version.


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