Lighting Project Add Some Asian Flare To Your Decor With This Stylish Table Lantern
Lighting project add some asian flare to your decor with this stylish table lantern is post about Magazine bookmarked by ramon with ID 12286968461 was uploaded on 04-02-2019 and has been viewed 226,290 times.
Build a Table Lantern Photos by James Dobson (Lead Photo by Nicole Stevenson) The fusion of paper and intricate joinery is one of the hallmarks of traditional Japanese design.Shōji panels highlight the most intricate and refined usage of this technique, but their scale may not suit everyone.
This lantern, known as an ariake andon, is a great project for anyone wishing to add a little Japanese refinement to their home or office.The joinery looks complicated but it's really quite straightforward.
Anyone with intermediate skills should be able to build this lantern with relative ease.The buildBegin with stock selection.You do not need a lot of wood for this project, so you can afford to be picky.
I look for straight-grained wood with nice colour.I feel figured grain will distract from the pattern of the shade.The actual species does not matter that much; here I'm using oak.We begin with the outer frame.
Surface your stock to an exact thickness of 5/8" and cut it to a width of 5/8" before cutting to length.It is important that your stock is perfectly square and exactly the right size.The joinery in this project relies upon interlocking shapes, and these pieces...