Candle Holder

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Project by Marge posted 03-29-2009 03:47 AM 3124 views 24 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was looking to make a simple project I could complete in a weekend and use up some leftovers. We had half dozen of the little candles sitting on the coffee table which would slide around when you bumped the table – most annoying. So I put together the candle holder from scraps of purpleheart from the sideboard project and a peice of osage. It was fun to do a project in a weekend:)

-- Marge, Colorado

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#1 posted 03-29-2009 04:18 AM

Cool. Looks like a nice piece.

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#2 posted 03-29-2009 04:48 AM

I’m not familiar with osage. is it rare? I like the look of this piece. The contrast in color came out nice. Well done.

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#3 posted 03-29-2009 05:10 AM

I like the design. The purpleheart feet and sub-base adds to the beauty of this piece.
Really stunning!

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#4 posted 03-29-2009 05:53 AM

Nice work, good choice of wood


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#5 posted 03-29-2009 06:05 AM

That’s a very cool looking candle holder!

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#6 posted 03-29-2009 06:13 AM

nice job

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#7 posted 03-29-2009 07:00 AM


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#8 posted 04-05-2009 12:56 PM

like the “wrap-around” of feet.

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#9 posted 05-22-2009 07:44 PM

Very nice! I love the shape of the legs. Great finish!

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#10 posted 02-15-2010 02:50 AM

nice work on this… I too like the wrap over feet…. adds to the overall look… and the spacing of the candles is great…

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