The lamp is completely made up of oak cubes and glue. Inspired by the phrase "Glue is stronger than wood", and through experiments with adhesives and wood species is the designer this go testing, until he found a glue that did. By an oak bar to sawing to cubes and gluing back together from a bar, the bar was stronger than the original. Beautiful unique natural look strong. The Blocks desk lamp consists of 17 cubes. dimension; 13.5 x 13.5 cm and 22 cm. high. Usually ships in 1 to 3 business days.