Step 1: Materials/tools needed:
One flat piece w/ natural edge
One 3"x12" round piece w/bark still on
Old lamp fixture with bulb
Lamp shade of your choice
Drawknife or other sharp tool
Drill w/ long drill bit
Wood stain and Polyurethane clear
Step 2: Start by....
Step 3: Drill.....
Pull wires through and attach fixture to the top.
Step 4: Check....
Using two 3 inch screws secure the round log to your flat base
Be sure not to hit any of your wires when you drive your screws.
Put your light bulb back on and the lampshade you choose.
Check your lamp one more time to be sure.
Now your ready for the finish!!!
Step 5: Make...
Apply two coats of stain( I use Miniwax ) with a brush then rag off.
Apply at least one good coat of clear( i usually like two for excelent protection and shine), with fine brush. Wait six to eight hours between coats.
Step 6: I really like....
Hope this instructable will encourage people that you still can make something for nothing!!
Questions and/or comments are appreciated