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Candle Holders from scrap

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Project by sandhill posted 01-27-2009 05:48 AM 3198 views 35 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came up with these designs as Christmas presents and ended up making six of them They are nothing more then 1 3/4” X 5” X 13” blocks of left over ends from other projects that I cut a 1/4” dado all around, drilled 3 2” holes part way through and added legs then sanded to 200 and finished with wipe poly.
Since then I have made 10 more and will bring them to the next show I do.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 01-27-2009 06:48 AM

Very rich looking candle holders. Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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BarryW

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#2 posted 01-27-2009 06:53 AM

Wonderful center pieces for a table or decoration for an entrance or hall table…great ideas.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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Kerux

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#3 posted 01-27-2009 07:42 AM

That is very beautiful and elegant.

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#4 posted 01-27-2009 09:42 AM

Very nice …I wish the pix were larger though so we could see the details

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 01-27-2009 02:36 PM

Beautiful creations!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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depictureboy

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#6 posted 01-27-2009 04:51 PM

that looks very similar to another pattern on here, did you find it in a magazine? I was thinking woodsmith, but now I cant find the reference…

It is very beautiful.

-- If you can't build it, code it. If you can't code it, build it. But always ALWAYS take a picture.

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sandhill

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#7 posted 01-27-2009 04:59 PM

No, Just came up with it on my own, Pretty simple design kind of like drawing a rectangle every one can do it to some variation. Thanks for looking

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 01-27-2009 08:43 PM

These are great looking projects and a great way to use up those smaller pieces of wood.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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