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To make more room in my workshop I had to do an other small projects of my scrap pieces…
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#1 posted 11-13-2010 06:45 PM
This looks like a fun project to tackle, especially when you just need to complete something fairly quickly. This is a good time of the year to be building these as well since candle holder always make good Christmas gifts.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#2 posted 11-13-2010 07:07 PM
Its never just another one with you, Houtje. Elegant design and more scrap turned into something beautiful. I might just copy this if thats alright with you.
Oh and Mooi !
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
#3 posted 11-13-2010 07:14 PM
Thanks Martin,You can copy as much as you want.It’s nice that you can injoy it as much as I do.
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#4 posted 11-13-2010 08:18 PM
Your creativity is just amazing…
Please make more room in your workshop if that means more of your designs.
-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.
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#5 posted 11-13-2010 08:51 PM
Another beautiful piece
I like it
I think I will copy this project (If you are Ok )
With a little things you can do big things and I like this spirit
Thanks for sharing
-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit
#6 posted 11-13-2010 08:55 PM
No problem Diggerjacks, just injoy it….
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#7 posted 11-13-2010 09:00 PM
I like how the candles are offset from each other – I would not have thought of doing that!
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: email@example.com / www.rhoadesclan.com
#8 posted 11-13-2010 09:13 PM
I note this project in my favorite
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#9 posted 11-13-2010 09:19 PM
Great looking tea light holder.
Thanks for sharing !
-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC
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#10 posted 11-13-2010 11:39 PM
I normally tend to like candle holders that have an odd number of candles, but this one is different. It’s very balanced and sort of seems like there’s a mirrored image thing going on here.
These are always a great scrap wood project and you’ve done well here. Now that I’ve got a running BS, I’m going to have to start introducing curves into some of my candleholders and boards like you’ve done here.
The curves seem to be quite consistent, so my question is, did you freehand them, or draw them on nicely ahead of time, then cut the line?
-- 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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#11 posted 11-13-2010 11:46 PM
I like it. Very artful.
-- Al, Culpeper VA
#12 posted 11-14-2010 05:59 AM
I draw on side a line on freehand,cut it out and lay the part I cut of on theother side.
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#13 posted 11-14-2010 06:02 AM
Awesome way to use up those scraps. From trash to treasure. Nicely done
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#14 posted 11-14-2010 12:07 PM
Houtje, you are always able to make nothing into something elegant.Impressive. Thank you for sharing.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#15 posted 11-16-2010 01:22 AM
Dat ziet er erg leuk uit met die thee lightjes.
That looks nice with those candles.
Be well, Bp.
-- rhykenologist and plant grower
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