Decoupage candle holders

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Project by majuvla posted 08-29-2018 09:05 AM 740 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was ordered to make bunch of candle holders for a lady who make decoupage decorations. I make shapes and sizes just as she ordered. They were made of firwood.
4 different holders in a row- 6×6cm – 15, 12, 9 and 6 cm high
Christmas star – 15×40x3cm
Long box – 25×9x10cm
Squared box – 9×9x10cm
Single holder – 6×6x9cm + stand

Tool used : tablesaw, bandsaw, router table, planner, drill press, orbit and disc sanders…some wood filler, lot of sanding, no finish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 08-29-2018 09:40 AM

Hey, Ivan, that is a great assortment of candle holders. Nice job on them!!

Cheers, my friend!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 08-29-2018 10:19 AM

They look really good Ivan.
Great for table decorating.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#3 posted 08-29-2018 11:02 AM

love them all and especially the idea of the falling star… great clean work buddy !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#4 posted 08-29-2018 11:23 AM

Nice work on the candle holders Ivan!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 08-29-2018 11:48 AM

as usual,great work and unusual idea
I naravno da odmah Ĩestitam…

-- bambi

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#6 posted 08-29-2018 11:53 AM

Looking good Ivan !!

I had to make something similar, candle holders from green timber branches.

I used a router and bushing and a template guide, my forstner bit wouldnt cut them at all.

-- Regards Rob

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#7 posted 08-29-2018 01:03 PM

They are beautiful by simplicity.


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#8 posted 08-29-2018 01:51 PM

That looks like a nice order from the woman. Nice job and I agree the Christmas trees are cool.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 08-29-2018 05:33 PM

Great assortment

Great work

Great “rescue” too

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#10 posted 08-29-2018 10:12 PM

That’s a lot of candle holders! You must have had a shop full of sawdust by the time you finished.
Good work…the Christmas design is real nice.

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#11 posted 08-29-2018 11:10 PM

That all looks like a fun project – simple and good design. I like the christmas stars especially and the boxes are a good idea! I could see boxes of different sizes put together. Nice work!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#12 posted 08-30-2018 05:12 AM

Nice work Ivan. Using firewood gets you extra points.

Thanks for posting, and Congrats on the 3

-- Think safe, be safe

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#13 posted 08-30-2018 01:55 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#14 posted 08-30-2018 08:58 PM

Excellent project for contracted work! Good to see your talents are getting known.

I hope you are getting enough to be worth your efforts 8^)

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#15 posted 08-31-2018 07:51 AM

Ivan, I’m interested is seeing what your customer produces with these. I think that Tom’s comment about lots of sawdust is correct. I recently made a holder for 9 tea lights, and the cleanup did take a while.
Nice to see the variety that you are producing.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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