This was a cut off walnut disc that was saved from being chopped up into firewood.
Cleaned up its bark and inner rotten crumbs
Spalted maple resawn to the proportional thickness, cleaning up with a hand plane
Original base design….
Alternatively, chosen another design for the base, dry fitted with the light bulb
Thought that the grain of this walnut piece would be a good match to the lamp
All parts fitted…
First coat of oil varnish applied
Multiple coats later…
Home made switch “block”
Finished desk lamp