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Candle holder for Good Friday

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Project by pressjockey posted 04-19-2014 12:53 PM 518 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this candle holder for the alter for our Good Friday service. I heard about an idea where the candle goes out at the end of the service remotly by blowing through a tube. While experimenting, I tried a can of dusting air and there was a flair up of about 2 feet of flames before the candle went out. My pastor loved the idea and it worked perfectly. A very dramatic end to a very emotional service. The wood is curly maple and walnut. Some of the walnut was from a pallet. There is also plywood for the build up under the candle. The air delivery system is adjustable about an inch and a half up or down for different size candles.

-- Pete, Whitehall, PA





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#1 posted 04-19-2014 03:12 PM

Lovely work, thank you for sharing.

-- Pete in NC

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#2 posted 04-19-2014 05:45 PM

Top drawer workmanship and great timing too .

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#3 posted 04-20-2014 12:11 AM

great job, those are beautiful

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#4 posted 04-20-2014 01:59 PM

Very nice.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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