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Just a little light for our garden made from a discarded cedar post and some white building wrap (TYVEK)For a light I used a LED closet light (4.5 V )The finish is spar varnish
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23 posts in 703 dayshardiness zone 4b
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4812 posts in 1767 dayshardiness zone 5a
posted 330 days ago
Nice idea and nice work. Well done. I was contemplating building one for the lower garden using LED lamps as well. You have inspired me to get off my @ and get it done …. if I ever find any spare time.
-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown
38 posts in 1643 dayshardiness zone 11
That’s a great looking light! ...a really great looking light!
-- I plant trees not to admire but for those that come after me... Zone 11
13897 posts in 2137 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 329 days ago
that is GORGEOUS and looks so wonderful in that garden spot. Very, very nice
-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)
1544 posts in 1354 dayshardiness zone 11
Very nice lamp and it’s design. Good workmanship.
-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
3982 posts in 1400 dayshardiness zone 5b
Your light is beautiful. If you can, please post a photo of it after dark. I would like to see how it looks in the night.
-- "To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves." M. Gandhi
Thank you all and I am happy that you enjoy this little lamp along with me .It is always good to hear others opinion on a project and any critisium .Here is a pic after dark about 10 pm which at this time of year is still pretty light . https://s3.amazonaws.com/gtimgs/m65jvdr.jpg!
Thank you all again and enjoy the tooooo short summer !
posted 328 days ago
Thank you for the extra photos, Kiefer. I like the soft light it gives off, gently illuminating the hosta plants. I think your light is beautiful both night and day. Well done.
7357 posts in 1917 dayshardiness zone 5a
I agree with RFG.It looks great day and night.
-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more
892 posts in 1517 dayshardiness zone 7a
posted 326 days ago
When I first looked at the photos, before reading your post, I wondered whay you used on the screen – Tyvek is a perfect choice. Lovely workmanship; wish I could do that nice of joinery.
-- There's a box?
3685 posts in 1767 dayshardiness zone 5a
Very nice! And I like the location with the white rimmed hostas. Effective!
-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'
133 posts in 1176 dayshardiness zone 9
posted 316 days ago
Looks great Kiefer, I would of never thought of using TYVEK as a light cover, but it sure does a great job. Love the design and the functionality!
-- My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view. ~H. Fred Ale
15 posts in 574 days
posted 302 days ago
Very well done : ) Never would have thought about Tyvek ! Thank you : )
-- Where would we be without the farmers ?
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