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Project by kiefer posted 03-15-2015 08:47 PM 2438 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little votive holder made from some test pieces of the 1882 box and walnut strips from the scrap bin .
Just a little project using up stuff that would otherwise wind up in the fire wood box and that would be shame .
Will make a nice gift for the unexpected visit .


-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 03-15-2015 08:52 PM

Very unique as usual! Wonderful use of scraps…..

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 03-15-2015 09:27 PM

Beautiful piece Klaus. Those pieces weren’t scraps . . . they were uncompleted art. Glad you didn’t heat the house with them. ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 03-15-2015 09:31 PM

So cool, Klaus!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 03-15-2015 09:32 PM

Excellent job on this and whoever gets this will love it. The holder itself is nice but the framework is just as nicely done too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 03-15-2015 09:36 PM

Everything but simple project! I like the shape, colours and those small pyrmids on top surface.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-15-2015 11:16 PM

Thanks for sharing, You brightened my day.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#7 posted 03-15-2015 11:52 PM

How small does a left over have to be in your shop to be thrown out? :-)
You do have a way with scraps.
This is just sweet, the light and shadow play with the pyramids is very attractive.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#8 posted 03-16-2015 12:49 AM

Nice piece, Klaus, I am always amazed by the things you come up with.

-- jbschutz

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#9 posted 03-16-2015 12:53 AM

That checkerboard look really makes it pop. The design is very cool also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 03-16-2015 12:53 AM

When I saw the first picture, I thought you were making a fire dragon. Nice project, scraps or not.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#11 posted 03-16-2015 01:14 AM

Looks like everyone has said everything that I was thinking. Nice, Unique, Wonderful, Cool, Excellent and I too had that Dragon thought! I’m also glad you didn’t use the wood for heating your house. Nice work as usual Klaus.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 03-16-2015 03:59 AM

Nice save! The other project got top 3??? go figure. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 03-16-2015 09:43 AM

It does indeed look nice, may I ask how you made the pyramid shapes?

I trolled through your 1882 project post and found a reply to candy mentioning a cutter bit so I assume its a router produced effect otherwise I learned nothing.

-- Regards Robert

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#14 posted 03-16-2015 01:52 PM

That is pretty sweet. I REALLY like the look of that :D

-- New to working and learning as much as I can :D

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#15 posted 03-16-2015 04:04 PM

Very attractive and great use of material in your scrap bin!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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