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Project by ralbuck posted 09-08-2016 06:37 PM 725 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just some candle holders made form apple wood.

Playing a little on the little H-F turning lathe.
The taller is 5-1/4 while the shorter is 4-3/4 inches tall. Both are 3 inch diameter.
The holders were turned as 1 piece then cut apart with a miter saw. Torching was done on a support with a hand propane torch. The candle hole was drilled on the drill-press with a 1-1/2 Fostner bit.
Finish is just 2 coats of a Krylon semi-gloss acrylic spray.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR





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technoslick

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#1 posted 09-08-2016 06:42 PM

I like what you did with these!

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Jerry

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#2 posted 09-08-2016 07:02 PM

Great job!

-- 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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luv2learn

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#3 posted 09-08-2016 07:12 PM

Nicely done. I really like the torch touch!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 09-08-2016 07:23 PM

Cool. The torch really added to the character of the wood. And I love that apple wood.

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

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 09-08-2016 07:47 PM

Nice project. Have been very busy here.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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nalij

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#6 posted 09-08-2016 07:54 PM

Always wanted to play with Apple wood. Nice job.

-- Consult by Day, Wood Slayer at Night | www.FerndaleWoodworking.com

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 09-08-2016 08:41 PM

These are beautifully done.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Mean_Dean

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#8 posted 09-08-2016 11:41 PM

Great looking pair of candle holders—will look great during the day, or lit at night!

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

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 09-09-2016 05:20 AM

Nice job Ralbuck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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oldnovice

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#10 posted 09-09-2016 05:22 AM

Those are really beautiful!
Nice project.

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

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Cliff

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#11 posted 09-09-2016 07:31 AM

Nice work Ralph!!! well made and beautiful wood.

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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clieb91

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#12 posted 09-10-2016 01:54 PM

Nice looking, like the finishing effect with the torch.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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