Meditation Lamp (one for me and one for a close friend)

Made a shadow lamp with a box, for meditation. 1/8th Baltic birch finished with mineral oil. Mineral oil gave it a reddish glow. The other lamp was not finished with oil and it didn’t have the same visual effect, a bit on the dull side. The only issue was kerf compensation was not good. So there is some light escaping at the edges. I am wondering if just making the box not accounting for kerf might be better. A tighter joint with glue may be?

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That is such a nice lamp. The images that it casts on the walls and ceiling are really cool looking.

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That is really lovely!

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I love how the light casts across the room! So nice!

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That is a very nice lamp. Great effect! The graphics are really neat. The person in meditation is great!

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if you want to be totally sure that no light escapes the seams, you could cut some little strips to glue into each inside seam (i illustrated 2, you would need to cover all the seams)

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Thank you, that is a great idea. I was planning to put strips on the outside to cover the charred joints but your idea is better. Thanks :slight_smile:

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Way cool. I wish I could cross my legs like that again…

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The smaller the light the better the projection, I have used LED “candles” where the the small cross-section made the ceiling image the sharpest. Yours is excellent from all sides!

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Thank you, I have ordered some from Amazon.

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Love this, the top reflection in particular is so cool, it’s like a light on a light!

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