Candle Holder Centerpieces

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Project by dlgWoodWork posted 07-02-2015 01:48 PM 1658 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are three candle holder centerpieces I made. They are about 20” long and 9-10” wide. This was my first time working with Wenge. It looks great, but my planer did not like the stuff. It hard and heavy, but very pretty. My wife and daughter both said that was their favorite one.

From left to right in the first picture:

Pine with bark inclusion with Padauk legs
Wenge with hard maple center with hard maple legs
Cherry with Mahogany legs

Below is a video of the build process. The legs are the only tricky part. But if you lay them out and cut them in the order in the video, it is can be easy.

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#1 posted 07-02-2015 02:04 PM

Nice project. Wenge is one of my favorites too, but it’ll splinter if you look at it wrong :)


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#2 posted 07-02-2015 06:32 PM

Looking good! Will look GREAT under candle light!

Nice design and work!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 07-02-2015 09:56 PM

Interesting take on the original design that came from Woodsmith Project. They make there base thicker. Nice wood combo. I made 10 of these last yr fun project.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 07-03-2015 09:06 AM

They are so beautiful with all those colour combinations.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-03-2015 02:14 PM

Very nice

-- Bryan, WY

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#6 posted 07-04-2015 09:33 PM

Thanks for the kind words guys.

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