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Meghan Finkel Creates Spindly Sustainable Lamps from Fallen Tree Branches
Posted By Diane Pham On November 1, 2011 @ 3:53 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,Innovation,Recycled Materials | No Comments
These oddly shaped, spindly lamps look like they’re about to crawl away, but don’t get spooked  – they’ll stay in place. Designer Meghan Finkel ‘s handmade lamps are crafted from fallen branches  found along rivers and beaches after big storms, and they’re sure to add a dose of whimsy to any lackluster space.
After finding the perfect branch, Finkel strips the wood with a draw blade and uses a wire brush to scrape away any leftover bark. She then sands the wood for a smooth finish and primes the branches several times before a paint is applied in powder colors for a high gloss, lacquered finish.
+ Meghan Finkel 
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 spooked: http://inhabitat.com/top-6-creepiest-buildings-for-a-frightful-halloween/
 Meghan Finkel: http://megfinkel.blogspot.com/
 fallen branches: http://inhabitat.com/fallen-branch-furniture/
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