The fast food version of DIY, kind of like picking up a tube of cookie dough at the grocery store and offering your guests home baked cookies...but who are we to argue with convenience. Bottom line is that the Coactlab bent ply lamp is a simple and good looking light source. Click through for more details and pics.
If you are short on tools, the Coactlab bent ply lamp kit includes everything you need, cut to the right size, and even the heat gun to bend the wood veneer.
Check out some nice detail pictures at the Coactlab Flick stream
Buy it here for $100.