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Project by Oeistein Jensen posted 06-27-2010 01:13 AM 1392 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This segmented tealight holder contains 84 pieces and id made of Wenge, Oak and Beech.
It is sanded to 400 grit and treated wiht boiled linseed oil.
I have placed a “floating” plug in the center of the bottom ring to prevent spitting. This is done in an advice from Malcolm Tibbets.

The measurement is; 80 mm in hight and 110 mm in diameter.

Thanks for looking and comments.

Øistein

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 06-27-2010 01:31 AM

Geez, I guess I need to step up my tealight holders!

This is nicely designed with the contrasting wood.

I’m trying to figure out how you made this… did you glue-up the top, middle and bottom sections seperately, and then put those three main pieces together?

However you did it, I like it!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#2 posted 06-27-2010 01:41 AM

wow a great job

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tommyd

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#3 posted 06-27-2010 02:29 AM

excellent job I know getting the rings the same size is really tough the must be centered just right.

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!  http://tomswoodshop.etsy.com

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prime8

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#4 posted 06-27-2010 03:32 AM

I like this alot. Looks like a solar eclipse. Well done

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NewPickeringWdWrkr

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#5 posted 06-27-2010 04:01 AM

Very nice! Trying out turning is definitely on my to do list!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

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MShort

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#6 posted 06-27-2010 04:39 AM

Very nice. I like the design.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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savannah505

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#7 posted 06-27-2010 05:39 AM

Great looking piece.

-- Dan Wiggins

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scrappy

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#8 posted 06-27-2010 05:40 AM

Great holder. Like the segmented circles. Great job.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Oeistein Jensen

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#9 posted 06-27-2010 10:48 AM

Thanks for all your comments.
Jonathan: The first ring I ever make is the feature ring so I have the diameter, then I make the other rings before stacking.
TommyD: To get all the segments the right size I use the software woodturnerpro from www.WoodTurnerPro.com, or the software Wood Turner Studio to get the cutting list.
Specially I like to use The Wood Turner Studio
The segmented circles are made by use of Forstner bit and plug bore.

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 06-27-2010 07:36 PM

Very well done, you turners are amazing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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stefang

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#11 posted 06-27-2010 07:51 PM

Wonderful work Øistein. I haven’t seen a tea candle holder I liked so much as this one.

I don’t don’t know if you remember me, but we exchanged emails awhile back. I was planning a trip to Bergen from where I live in Kleppe at the time and I was hoping to drop by and meet you personally, but my wife had some operations on her knee and hip so I had to drop all my plans to take over the housekeeping. Since then most of my woodworking has involved reading the LJ posts, though I have managed to do a few small things.

Welcome to LJ. The members are very nice and I’m sure you will enjoy yourself. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your projects here.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Cher

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#12 posted 07-02-2010 08:45 PM

Oistein, the segmenting and shape is incredible.

Thanks for sharing.

-- When you know better you do better.

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