Arched Candle Holder

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Project by jhawkinnc posted 06-25-2009 05:35 AM 2646 views 13 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a maple candle holder I made this past weekend featuring arched cherry legs and highlight stripe. Five shallow recesses were cut with a 2.125” Forstner bit to hold tea candle glasses. Overall size is 18.75”w x 4”d x 4”h. Finished with a couple coats of satin poly. The cherry should darken a little with age.

Enjoy and all comments are welcome.

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#1 posted 06-25-2009 06:21 AM

Very nice indeed, when I get back I will have to make my wife a couple of those. Great job.

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#2 posted 06-25-2009 11:26 AM

Nice candle holder, did you get the glass peices from a craft store?

-- Vince

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#3 posted 06-25-2009 01:12 PM

Very nice design. I like the inlay in the center. The arches make McDonalds look like chopped liver!
Nice work!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#4 posted 06-25-2009 03:21 PM

Thank you for your kind comments!

Vince – I picked up the glass holders from a Michael’s store but I think you can find small candle holders just about anywhere.

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#5 posted 06-25-2009 04:54 PM

Unique candle holder. It reminds me of the golden gate bridge

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 12-03-2009 08:29 PM

Very interesting! Nice job!

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

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 11:46 PM

great looking candle holder…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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