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One of the first wood turning designs I came up with,and one of the first I made on my then new Jet lathe. The finish is lacquer. I made several sets of these candelsticks of this design out of various woods.Some were turned out of oak 2×4s when my Uncle tore down Grandad’s old grainary. That wood had the most golden color I ever saw in oak! I wish would have taken the whole lot!! I made these for a anniversary present.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.





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john

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#1 posted 1671 days ago

Beautiful work and great designs !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 1671 days ago

Very nice. I wnat to try turning zebra wood too. It has such a pretty natural grain!!!!!

Great project!

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

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 1671 days ago

Beautiful design and wood. Bet they would look even better with a different color candle….dark red or blue. Something to compliment the wood color and not blend in so much. Just my 2 cents. Either way, they are very, very eye catching. Super job.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 1671 days ago

Fantastic work!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Monty Queen

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#5 posted 1671 days ago

Awesome looking candle sticks, wonderfully turned. Breathtaking.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1670 days ago

Very cool candle sticks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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scrappy

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#7 posted 1670 days ago

Great deisgn and turnings. Love the zebrawood. How hard was it to get the same design and yet be different sizes? Have done this on other things and seems my design changes with the size. Probably just me. haha

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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thiel

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#8 posted 1670 days ago

Wow!

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 1670 days ago

Nice job, these are very beautiful.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dennisgrosen

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#10 posted 1670 days ago

they look great

Dennis

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