Votive Candle holders

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Project by pressjockey posted 11-08-2014 05:17 PM 2102 views 20 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a sample of the 40 votive candle holders I made for a friends wedding. I did 12 different designs, making 2 or 3 sets of the designs I liked best. The wood is poplar and any inlay is black walnut. I also made vases (I’ll make another post for those) Each table at the reception had 1 vase and 2 candle holders. One guest from each table was chosen to take the set home with them. They were a big hit.

-- Pete, Whitehall, PA

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#1 posted 11-08-2014 05:25 PM

Great idea. Very nice indeed.

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#2 posted 11-08-2014 09:37 PM

They are lovely. Thanks!

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#3 posted 11-09-2014 06:13 AM

very nice simple idea…

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#4 posted 11-09-2014 03:53 PM

Nice, clean simple design. They look great and were should have bee well received.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 11-10-2014 10:37 PM

This is a fascinating piece! You are very creative.

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#6 posted 11-20-2014 07:14 PM

Very good idea! Nice, clean and simple. What finish did you use?

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