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Project by Jesse posted 12-17-2010 06:29 AM 1269 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a quick gift idea for a friend of hers, so of course, she starts going through my scrap box lol.

This candle holder was the rebirth of a drunken cutting board attempt. My band saw cuts such sloppy lines I couldn’t get it to clamp up well. Luckily, this piece was just perfect to be revamped into this. Took about 2 hours to clean it up and now I think it looks pretty nice. Walnut turned out beautiful and really has a nice warmth to it in the candle light.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 12-17-2010 06:54 AM

Nice Save. Looks like it will work well as a quick gift.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#2 posted 12-17-2010 07:35 AM

Sweet, easy and nice looking. Good Job

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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#3 posted 12-17-2010 10:53 AM

Good save! Makes a nice gift.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-17-2010 02:26 PM

Definitely a sweet save. You’re right, that Walnut has some very rich color. Well done

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#5 posted 12-17-2010 02:28 PM

Nice job repurposing your cut-off . Yankee Candle is located about an hours drive from me , here in Western MA. They call themselves , “The Scenter of the Universe” : )
Happy Holidays to you and yours.

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#6 posted 12-17-2010 03:01 PM

Clever gift idea and a good use of scrap lumber.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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