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This instructable will show you how to make a cool lamp out of an ordinary piece of firewood.

Step 1: Materials/tools needed:

Two pieces of the pine of your choice.
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
Cut-off saw
Drill w/ long drill bit
Two screws
Wood stain and Polyurethane clear
<p>Have you found a good source for rustic lampshades?</p>
Nice. I plan to re-do my home with a rustic decor. Your I'ble will come in handy. Thanks!
This is great! I have several old lamps that I've accumulated from bootfairs, thinking they 'might come in useful sometime'. Now I know what to do with them, they definitely will!
A possible source for the lamp body; go to a landscape company or tree trimming company and ask them for a piece of the tree they just cut down or trimmed. If you go to their job site, be careful as there are chain saws and chippers in use!!!
Good choice of wood, nice pieces. L

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