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Project by HickoryHill posted 12-22-2008 04:24 AM 3869 views 32 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For 2007 I made the famous WoodWhisperer cutting boards for my dad, sister and 2 aunts. This I decided to make WoodSmiths candle holders. The first one is maple and purpleheart, in all 2 of these were made. The second one is zebrawood and maple with 2 of these being made as well. I originally was going to do zebrawood and wenge…....but I messed up the wenge and had to bail.

-- Jim, Michigan

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#1 posted 12-22-2008 04:25 AM

Very elegant looking. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 12-22-2008 04:41 AM

Nice Job. I made my own version based on that article. I’m trying to post a picture of it, but I can’t figure it out. Anyway, I really like the wenge version. Pretty cool. Well done.

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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#3 posted 12-22-2008 05:02 AM

You did a nice job on these. They both look good. I especially like the maple and purpleheart version.

Thanks for the post. This is a nice project.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 12-22-2008 05:52 AM

Very nice Tater.

I want one, lemme know when you want my Address! LOL


-- Jimmy "Handi" Warner,,, Twitter: @Handisworkshop, @HandisCreations

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#5 posted 12-22-2008 06:09 AM

Nice candle holders. I remember that issue and wanted to make a set myself. Thanks for the “Memory Jog”. I like them both – but am partial to the Zebra wood/Maple.

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

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#6 posted 12-22-2008 06:13 AM

Thanks everyone… love my Brady orange table top there? LOL

-- Jim, Michigan

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#7 posted 12-22-2008 07:45 AM

Well designed and thoughtful gifts, enjoy the holidays.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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