Just another candle holder

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Project by Evangogh posted 10-07-2014 06:20 PM 828 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a request for a candle holder with no oil, finish or stain. It is also the first time I used my jaw chuck on my lathe. Anyone know what kind of wood this is? I forgot to check :/ I love the grain though.

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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#1 posted 10-07-2014 09:35 PM

Looks pretty nice, is it some kind of pine?

-- Bill

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#2 posted 10-07-2014 09:54 PM

I’m not sure. I saw it in Lowe’s and just grabbed it. It seemed like a one-of-a-kind on a shelf of nightmarish posts. I was thinking it was some kind of pine though too.

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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John Olsen

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#3 posted 10-08-2014 05:01 AM

Yup, looks like pine or fir. I always have trouble sanding that stuff on the lathe since the light part of the rings is so much softer than the dark part. it looks nice!

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#4 posted 10-11-2014 11:01 AM

That grain is beautiful.


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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