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Project by SgtVrooman posted 1724 days ago 1970 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a tea light holder made from some recycled wood, I think its Maple. There is no specific style I just made it as I went thinking of other candle holders and posts that I saw on this site. Its all the same wood I just stained the legs a different color.





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reddinosaur

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#1 posted 1724 days ago

This looks great! Any plans you’re willing to share? =]

-- Jess

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scrappy

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#2 posted 1724 days ago

Great candle holder. These make for great holiday center pieces.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1723 days ago

This is a nice centerpiece. And you did a good job with recycling the wood for this project.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1723 days ago

nice work

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SgtVrooman

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#5 posted 1723 days ago

I started with a piece that was about 16.5” long, 2.5” wide and about 1.75” thick. I then used a yard stick that I bent to a random arch and drew a line to be cut, same for the bottom arch just a little less. Next I used a 3/4” straight router bit and ran it through the side twice at 3.25” and 4.25” to make a 1” rabbet for each leg. It helps to have a square board pushed against the arch and the miter fence to keep it at a 90 to the blade. I then ran it through the table saw on either side at a 10 degree angle. Same for both ends 10 degrees in the compound miter saw. Next are the holes for the tea lights; 1 5/8” frostner bit drilled on center 3” apart for 5 holes at any desired depth. I kept them 3/8” deep on center following the arch. I ran the piece down the table saw with the blade set at 3/8” “rocking it” across the blade for a decorative groove (This also helps set the depth for the candles). The legs are 1”x1”x about 2.5” with a 10 degree bevel on top glued in place after staining.

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1723 days ago

Nice job and explanation Sarge.

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

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