pecan candle holders

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Project by cdbridge39 posted 08-07-2010 08:33 PM 1712 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I was kinda bored so I decided to turn some candle holders. They range in size from 3.5” to 6” tall and 2.5” round. All four came out of one limb about two foot long. The one with the bark on it was the end where it forked out. I sealed them with mineral oil and paste wax. After I finished them on the lathe I took them to the drill press to drill hole for the candles. I think they turned out nice for a boring project. Last night the lights went out so I lit two of them, made them just in time.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#1 posted 08-07-2010 08:40 PM

Thats pretty cool! You should get bored more often. :)

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#2 posted 08-07-2010 11:27 PM

Nice work! Pecan is good looking stuff.

Here’s one of the few horrible fright tools I recommend:

You can do your drill while it’s on the lathe.

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 12:41 PM

Nice work. I really like the natural edging.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 08-10-2010 10:24 PM

Did you say that wood was Pee Can or Pe Cahn?

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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