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This is pretty much the gift. Some birch branches that I used a 1 5/8” Forstner bit to drill the recesses for the tea candles. My wife decorates them using stuff she gets at the dollar store. She will change the decorations for the time of year or closest holiday. Haven’t had any complaints yet.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-04-2016 01:20 AM

Those are sweet, Bob!!! Cool ideal. Teal light holder make nice gifts, too…...........cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 05-04-2016 01:27 AM

Really COOL idea for those Candles…!!

LOOK great… are Simple to make… Great Gift ideas!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Jerry

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#3 posted 05-04-2016 02:33 AM

Really clever! I like it.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Roger

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#4 posted 05-04-2016 11:48 AM

Hey, it works. Looks gr8 too.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Rick Dennington

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#5 posted 05-04-2016 01:44 PM

BurlyBob,

You’ve got all kinds of ideas to use that Birch…..Without a lot of coffee, I can’t think or plan ahead that far…!!!

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

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lew

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#6 posted 05-04-2016 02:56 PM

Nice!

Those birch branches make some awesome projects.

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

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 05-04-2016 04:16 PM

That is, pardon the expression, ”the cats meow”!
That would be perfect for my front porch, if I still had one.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-04-2016 09:55 PM

I like it. I think that it is very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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doubleDD

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#9 posted 05-06-2016 01:01 AM

These are some cool holders.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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