Candle Center Piece

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Project by Huckleberry posted 2004 days ago 1319 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have seen quite a few of these out there and decided it would look good on my table. I made this from well, I can’t remember what the base is, and the feet are walnut. Right from the pages of Wood Smith magazine. Still can’t recall that darn wood.

-- Something that goes unnoticed will never be remembered.

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#1 posted 2004 days ago

Im going to make one of these one day. The only thing I dont like about the WS plans are the 6 candles. Personally I think and odd number looks better, so i redesigned it in sketchup for 5 candles.

the basewood is really nice looking, has a neat texture to it..

-- 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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#2 posted 2004 days ago

This is a nice interpretation of the Woodsmith project.

What type of finish did you put on it?

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#3 posted 2003 days ago

Satin varnish.

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#4 posted 2003 days ago

Nice one Huck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 1952 days ago

Hi Huckleberry! Very nice piece; nicely executed. The walnut with the “whatchamacallit” are nice contrasting woods. Are the holes made with a forstner bit? And, is there a functional purpose to the “seam” that runs down the middle?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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