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Project by Popsnsons posted 03-28-2010 06:35 PM 1366 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of candle holders that were made from some old oak boards that were almost used for firewood. Not too fancy, but functional.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...





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bigike

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#1 posted 03-28-2010 06:44 PM

very good work, i wanted to make something like this but now i have to change the desighn so it don’t look like i copied you. it’s only cuz i’m stuck for what projects to make right now. Nice job. ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 03-28-2010 07:16 PM

What stains did you use on the Oak ? I thought that they were made from Mahogany and Walnut at first glance : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Popsnsons

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#3 posted 03-28-2010 07:43 PM

I used a light coat of cherry stain on all of them. The stock came from two different oak boards giving them their unique appearance. The boards were from a shipping crate many years old so it’s possible that they are different species of oak.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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mtkate

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#4 posted 03-28-2010 08:07 PM

I always like to hear a good “saved the wood” story.

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WhiskeyWaters

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#5 posted 03-28-2010 10:00 PM

Much better than my design – I loved how quick these projects come together. A year’s worth of scraps and one afternoon = christmas presents for family and work.

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 03-29-2010 05:13 PM

I’ve found some of the nicest pieces of wood in pallets over the years : ) It’s truly amazing that they say it’s not good enough for certain requirements , so they make pallets out of it : ) Don’t tell anybody though LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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