Spooky Pumpkins Candle Tray and Charm Set

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Project by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 10-09-2010 11:23 PM 2108 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest Candle Tray and Charm Set that I have created – just in time for Halloween! It measures 8” in diameter and is scroll sawn of half inch thick padauk. The two pumpkin charms which hang from the ribbon are made of 1/8” padauk. I finished them with several coats of mineral oil, and then spray shellac. The natural color of the wood is amazing! I hope you like it!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#1 posted 10-09-2010 11:28 PM

Halloween must be nigh…I smell pumpkin in the air…
Nice variation on the theme…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 10-09-2010 11:50 PM

Very Nice! It really gets you in the mood for Halloween!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 10-10-2010 12:08 AM

Fantastic! I love that it features eight different pumpkins instead of a repeating pattern!

The padauk really goes with the image.

Truly an awesome pattern!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#4 posted 10-10-2010 12:16 AM

Hi Sheila, This Pumpkin tray is awesome! The padauk really is the best wood for this tray.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 10-10-2010 12:21 AM

Very nice Scrollgirl, and appropriate for the season, time goes by so fast we need reminders like yours.

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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#6 posted 10-10-2010 01:33 AM

Shelia, your cuts are crisp, and your design is beautiful!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#7 posted 10-10-2010 02:36 AM

I really the idea behind the finished patern Keep the good designing

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#8 posted 10-10-2010 02:45 AM

Very Nice Sheila, you did a great job on it.. steve

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#9 posted 10-10-2010 03:05 AM

there is some awesome cutting on this one..after your done with the tray…we could do a mean pumkin pie….i wonder what padauk tastes like…lol…...very nice job sheila…i hope it does well as far as patterns go….grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 10-10-2010 05:03 AM

Looks great, and every pumpkin has it’s own spooky facial expression!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#11 posted 10-10-2010 07:18 AM

I agree with Cosmo, the crispness of your designs shows your true ability. I also love the various pumpkin faces. Now I remember what charms are.


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#12 posted 10-10-2010 08:18 AM

Nice design and work Shelia!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 10-10-2010 08:41 AM

Hey that’s cool, pitty we don’t celebrate halloween here in Australia otherwise I think I would be making some of those. I love the pumpkin faces, Cute but scary !!!!!

-- Theresa,

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#14 posted 10-10-2010 08:45 AM

Tersa, just because everyone else dosen’t, doesn’t mean you can’t start a new holiday down under:-)) Might just catch on big time!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 10-10-2010 01:35 PM

Sheila, I love this design. You are so creative and the wood is beautiful.

-- 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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