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Wooden barley-twist lamp base
Despite extensive searching online, I’ve failed to find a company that supplies wooden barley-twist lamp bases.
SM, Cheltenham.

Look at Vaughan, 020 7349 4600, vaughandesigns.com, which offers two mahogany barley-twist lamps: the WO31 (right), 43cm tall, which costs £213, and the WO08, 50.5cm tall, at £282. Or try Woolpit Interiors (01359 240895; woolpitinteriors.co.uk), for the Carlos mahogany lamp, 61cm tall, £220, and 71cm tall, £198 (the taller version has fewer twists, hence its lower price). Dancing Horse Studios (01686 630113; lampmaker.co.uk), turns mahogany and oak barley-twist lamps in six different styles with a hand-waxed finished, including the Sudbury, 38cm tall, £56, and Gatecombe, 53.5cm, £76. All prices quoted apply to bases only.

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