Christmas Table Candle Holder

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Project by PG_Zac posted 12-23-2009 09:13 PM 2382 views 5 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Further to my blog on making this candle holder, here is the finished project.

The woods are:-
(probably) some type of Teak sapwood from waste parquet flooring, (see blogs here and here)
(probably) one of the common Eucalyptus grown locally. (see blog here)

Finish is as follows:
I sanded down to 120 then coated with a very resilient water-based latex varnish (Rystix Exterior Armadek) and hung it up for 2 days (see below) then sanded with 360, slathered with penetrating wax (Woodoc) and rubbed that in with steel wool.

Enjoy your Christmas or Hanukkah, or any other celebration you may have over the next few days.

-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.

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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 12-24-2009 08:16 AM

I love that desighn, It looks awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#2 posted 12-24-2009 08:22 AM

Have watched your blog and enjoyed the proccess. Fantastic design and build. Great choices of wood colors for contrasting appeal.

Your drying rack looks a lot like mine. haha Make it work however you need to.

Keep up the great work and thanks again for the blog also.


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

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