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Tray and candle holder from Parota wood

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Project by DBB posted 03-25-2018 06:56 PM 410 views 2 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Spent Christmas in Mexico south of Rosarito. A place was selling live-edge tables they were making from Parota wood (Guanacaste). They sold me some scrap peices: one was a cookie-cut, the other a section of root. Both had been laying around their yard for a long time and were VERY dry. The cookie had lots of worm holes in the sap wood. I originally thought I’d turn the root into winged vase or bowl – but I quickly learned that root is VERY hard to cut. So I stopped when I had an interesting shape that displayed the character of the wood. I them cut a small glass jar in half to make a gel candle for the inside.





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#1 posted 04-04-2018 06:28 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! Love the look of it!

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