Candle Holder

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Project by BigEd posted 01-04-2009 09:13 PM 1409 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Started off making the candle holder in Woodsmith 173 for my wife. When I went to my local sawmill, I found a piece of spalted curly maple, and the project took on a life of it’s own from there. Made primarily using hand tools. Finished with multiple coats of tung oil.

-- BigEd, sawdust maker in Ohio

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#1 posted 01-04-2009 09:28 PM


Beautiful grain pattern.

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#2 posted 01-05-2009 02:21 AM

welcome to lj’s

good posting, nice job

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#3 posted 01-05-2009 02:47 AM


That is really a nice candle holder. You may have used the Woodsmith article as an inspiration for the piece but it is a unique design in its own right. I think your design is a nice improvement over the Woodsmith project.

Nice job on using hand tools too, by the way. This is a skill that a lot of us have neglected in our woodworking journeys.

Thanks for the post.

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