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Napa Valley wine barrel stave candle holder

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Project by Napaman posted 01-25-2016 04:15 AM 1372 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are made from wine barrel staves from a Napa Valley wine barrel. French oak…from Cabernet Sauvignon…two coats of tung oil and two of poly.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007





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lew

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#1 posted 01-25-2016 04:43 AM

Cool, Matt! I guess they will not only supply light but also a nice aroma!

30” of snow here, yesterday. Schools closed tomorrow (I was supposed to substitute)!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 01-25-2016 04:45 AM

Very nice Matt.
Now get back to your boat, no not the rubber ducky, the real one.
Hey, I recognize that mitre gauge. Yours is a 520 if I remember correctly.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#3 posted 01-25-2016 01:35 PM

Good idea to make those with wine barrel boards – they have this curve.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 01-25-2016 03:29 PM

Nice color on the wood. Looks like a great gift or donation.
Cool.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#5 posted 01-25-2016 05:51 PM

These look great Matt and I love the repurposing of the staves.

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

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#6 posted 01-26-2016 04:45 AM

Great re-purpose project.

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#7 posted 01-26-2016 07:11 AM

great project idea, just saw these at our family Christmas get together… great little candle holders.
I rec’d a similar gift which was a coat rack made from an oak barrel piece, works and looks great…

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

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