Making of a Shade

I would love one of these in my room :)

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+6 1. loadrunner commented 11 years ago

Wow, need some steady hands, cool result
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+61 2. air commented 11 years ago

Imagine if every single household had one of these?
I prefer my forests
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+5 3. paolo commented 11 years ago

fuc.... awesome!!!!!!!!!
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+52 5. Baboon commented 11 years ago

I remember one day, USA asked Brazil to stop cutting their trees on the amazonian forest, USA mentioned that trees' oxygen belongs to all human kind in general and not to Brazil specifically.

Brazil responded by saying that they agree, and that petrol belongs to all human kind too, and that they're willing to stop cutting trees if they get some Petrol.

USA shutted the F@#k down. :D
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+27 6. medicino commented 11 years ago

Has ecology finally camping in my mind? cause as cool and nice as this looks, can't stop thinking about how much wood is wasted.
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+8 7. archis commented 11 years ago

Wouldnt it be much more cheaper and faster if they glued two ends together?
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+15 8. zurathan commented 11 years ago

yea it kinda reminds me cartoons (ACME factories).

one tree the whole block gets to machine..
run out lots of wood shavings and one toothpick.

i dont wanna judge people just wanna think that all that shavings used to make some paper not trashed.
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+8 9. robsen23 commented 11 years ago

so much tree for so less shade.
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+9 10. Stillgoose commented 11 years ago

As a professional Wood-Worker I can assure you that all shavings in this clip were recycled in some manner. I.E. Pet bedding, mulching, Bar-B-Q Grill Fire Flavoring, and Homemade pressboard along with many other uses. Wood shops professional and amateur alike always clean up before the next project unless they have several projects for the day. Then cleanup is usually reserved for those such activities as stated above as to gather more byproduct for bagging. Word-working in of itself is GREEN. No plastics or chemicals with the exception of the occasional Glues (non-toxics) and there is nothing that is not biodegradable! Including metal screws. They will rust and return to the earth as well. You will use more toilet paper in your lifetime than this guy will waste wood being a professional wood-worker!

On topic: Beautiful end results.
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0 11. jaymelu commented 11 years ago

What a waist of wood.
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+2 12. Premtm commented 11 years ago

Very creative.... :) wood waste generated from carving this shade can be either used for packing material or for fire.... :D
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-1 13. demainlespoulpes commented 11 years ago

Nice skill. Poor result :(
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+2 14. Geekster (admin) commented 11 years ago

@ #2#6 #7 #9 #10 The remaining small wood pieces are also used to make furniture :) Nothing is wasted. And this is a custom shade,not available on the market, the woodsmith made it for himself :)
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+4 15. sux2bu commented 11 years ago

#5 Baboon you really know how to make up fairy tales.Are you really so ignorant that you believe what you said? Brazil is an EXPORTER of oil and oil products. The US purchases about 240 thousand barrels of oil from Brazil every DAY. With the new vast supply recently discovered off their coast they are looking to be a major player in the oil export business.
If you want to disparage a nation,get your facts straight so you don't continue to sound like a dope.
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-2 16. Geekster (admin) commented 11 years ago

The most wood waste ever, is in US where they build houses out of it. (i)
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+2 17. Havix commented 11 years ago

Man thats a hard way to make wood mulch for his rose beds. But the the left over part looks good too.
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+1 18. sgtstone5 commented 11 years ago

When it cracks, and it will he'l need to make another one
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0 19. Geekster (admin) commented 11 years ago

Y U NO LIKE #16 :D , it's just a fact I've found on wiki 8-)
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0 20. Tarc commented 11 years ago

I don't know about you, but I'd be perfectly fine with a man-made material made to look the same way, knowing it didn't harm the environment as much. <- This was my first thought, but then I thought about other lampshades being made in factories, where they use much more resources, energy and perhaps pollute the air more, than this.
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0 21. melames commented 11 years ago

I would leave the clean up to all the whinners
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0 22. gcleffff commented 11 years ago

what a waste of trees and resources..
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0 23. cyberdevil commented 11 years ago

That's a lot of work for a little lamp. Also, that's a really nice lamp.
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0 24. thundersnow commented 10 years ago

Great work and skill...but please wear your goggles next time. They don't help being on top of your head.
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+1 25. msavio008 commented 9 years ago

24" hole saw would do just fine