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Lesson Plans


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dwwebb
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 19:57:04 -0000


Hello, Yes a clay lamp is actually an assignment for my senior pottery
students. Usually they start with a cylinder formed around a cardboard form.
The only requirement is to close the top to fit a metal cap that I purchase
at a local ceramic supply store and a hole on the side to allow the wire to
come through at the bottom. from there their imagination comes forth..They
have made lighthouses, palm trees, houses, people parts, and much more. Talk
to people at a ceramic or light business. Wiring a lamp is really simple and
the kids are always so excited when we plug in and it works!!
-----Original Message-----
From: Lynnzi <Lynnzi>
To: artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Sunday, November 22, 1998 3:29 PM
Subject: (no subject)

>I am looking for information from anybody on building a clay lamp that will
be
>functional. Has anybody ever hand built a lamp maybe with a cylinder as
its
>base or a bowl shape at the base and a cylinder at top about 12 to 15
inches
>high. The lamp hardware will go through the center of the clay to support
the
>light fixture. Has anybody done this ?
>Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1