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Project by Ron Aylor posted 08-22-2016 12:00 AM 1158 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a lantern for the Candlelight Tour at Ninety-Six National Historical Site in Ninety-Six, SC.

Built of Pine and measuring 5 1/2” wide by 5 1/2” deep by 11” high. Note the use of snipe hinges and the wooden window glazing.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 08-22-2016 12:18 AM

Very nice looking period piece candle holder! Should fit right in at the tour—enjoy!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 08-22-2016 12:36 AM

That’s really sharp. The punched tin lid really sets it off. My question, is this a reproduction of a period piece?

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Ron Aylor

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#3 posted 08-22-2016 12:53 AM



That s really sharp. The punched tin lid really sets it off. My question, is this a reproduction of a period piece?

- BurlyBob

Not a reproduction per se … I just based the design off of photos and drawings.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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GerardoArg1

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#4 posted 08-23-2016 11:29 AM

Beatiful. Love it

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Ron Aylor

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#5 posted 08-23-2016 03:45 PM



Beatiful. Love it

- GerardoArg1

Thanks, Gerardo … and by the way, I love your Simplified Shaving Horse!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 08-23-2016 03:48 PM

lovely ..just 1 ? .....how did you punch the slots ? ......GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Ron Aylor

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#7 posted 08-23-2016 03:49 PM



Very nice looking period piece candle holder! Should fit right in at the tour—enjoy!

- Mean_Dean

Thanks! Great job on your Victorian Reading Table … I made an Edwardian book shelf a few years back for a friend (too bad I didn’t take pictures).

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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JKMDETAIL

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#8 posted 08-23-2016 05:10 PM

Love this piece. Lots of character. Never seen hinges like those before.

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JPJ

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#9 posted 08-27-2016 03:01 AM

Nice job!

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Ron Aylor

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#10 posted 05-19-2017 02:19 PM


Love this piece. Lots of character. Never seen hinges like those before.

- JKMDETAIL

Thanks! Sorry I haven’t been back to this page before now … the hinges are called snipe hinges and are nothing more than cotter pins.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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Ron Aylor

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#11 posted 05-19-2017 02:20 PM


lovely ..just 1 ? .....how did you punch the slots ? ......GREAT JOB

- GR8HUNTER

Thanks, Tony … sorry I haven’t been back to this page before now. Actually, I just used an awl and an old screwdriver …

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 05-19-2017 07:28 PM

This lantern looks like an original antique. You did a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Ron Aylor

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#13 posted 05-19-2017 09:54 PM



This lantern looks like an original antique. You did a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck

Thanks, Charles! That was my goal.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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