Published on June 28th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Lamp from a tree stump

Materials: JANUARI in silver, tree stump, electric drill, light bulb, lampshade

Description: I had this old inexpensive lamp fixture from IKEA.
I don’t really know how long I had it around, now it has an another name, JANUARI.

Then in my backyard I found the perfect tree stump. I sanded it a little bit to get the rough parts nice and smooth and gave it a coat of clear paint.

Then drilled a hole through the whole stump and added the light fixture to it.

Add a bulb and your lamp is ready.

See more of the tree stump lamp.

~ Pudel – design, Deutschland

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

8 Responses to Lamp from a tree stump

  1. Jen says:

    Such a great idea! Would love to have something like that in my living room…

  2. Anonymous says:

    Great rug!
    Where is it from?

  3. Anonymous says:

    Hello termites and pests, welcome to (y)our new home…

  4. Anonymous says:

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    This blog is my attempt to explain why I feel American women are inferior to foreign women (non-American women), and why American men should boycott American women, and date/marry only foreign (non-American) women.


  5. Lianne says:

    I can’t decide if I want or need to make one of these. Such a simple and obvious idea which looks absolutely fantastic! Great job!

  6. Plastic says:

    you are so innovative with your creations. who would have ever thought of a lamp being made out of a tree stump. you guys keep me on my toes!

  7. Goudreault says:

    I love that!
    I Think i’m gonna make one, genius.

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