top - with pins to remember where the holes are.
and how it looks complete... At this point I hadn't sewn round the top to keep the dowels in, nor stitched the back opening closed. I am also gluing the dowels into the base.
This photo shows how the light shines out from underneath a bit like a lampshade.
Looks like it may find a permanent home in the end in my lounge as it goes very well with our new furniture!
Looking forward to seeing all the work tomorrow.