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Red-Oak Lamp

comments (1) October 24th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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Woodworker: David FinckFinck also watched closely as Krenov pursued his own work. “Jim’s ability to convey the emotional content of his approach to the craft to a group of students was mesmerizing,” Finck says. This red-oak lamp is made with the care and attention Finck learned at the school. All the wood surfaces were planed with a Krenov-type plane, and harsh edges were made “friendly” (as Krenov would say). Finck has his own studio, where he gives woodworking instruction and builds one-of-a-kind furniture, lighting, and guitars. He also makes plane irons and wrote Making and Mastering Wood Planes (Sterling Publishing Co., 2000), which has a foreword by Krenov.
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Comments (1)

user-2633917 user-2633917 writes: Hi David.
That is a beautiful piece! Exactly what I have been looking for for my bedroom. Where could I obtain the plans?

Thanks!
Peter
Posted: 3:48 pm on October 4th

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