I'd like to build a shoji-style table lamp, and I'm loking for pointers on
construction (magazine article, website, etc). I know the basics, but
would like help in the interior part.
I assume you mean a table or floor lamp (as opposed to hanging it from
Here's a link where you can download the plans for a very simple
table-top shoji style lamp. Not much, but hope it helps.
As for the interior, if you mean in terms of the lamp socket, the ones
I've seen have all been very simple - just an off the shelf lamp socket
screwed to a flat base as shown in the plans above.
Just be careful when considering how the wattage of the bulb you use so
you don't burn the screen - or worse :-)
I was trying to find more useful plans online with no luck :-/
However, I did run across this commercial site that has lots of photos
of shoji lanterns and sells the internal hardware and paper as well.
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