Candle Holders

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Project by RickB posted 12-21-2010 07:31 PM 1642 views 10 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used the plan found in a Wood magazine from months past. I had maple scraps lying around. The wenge I had to purchase. A store near me had quarter inch thick wenge on the shelf, so that saved me some time.

These were used for a grab bag christmas gift exchange at my work.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 12-21-2010 08:58 PM

they looking good
thankĀ“s for sharing


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#2 posted 12-21-2010 09:30 PM

I really like the look of these!! Awesome Job!

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#3 posted 12-22-2010 02:32 AM

very nice. I like the wenge with the maple.
I made three sets of two of the middle size for Christmas presents. I used maple and walnut.
They were rather tedious to make didn’t you think?

-- Carl R Mesaros

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#4 posted 12-22-2010 03:14 PM

They turned out very well. I like the choice of wood.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 12-23-2010 06:06 AM

Rick, I need some advice… what did you use for the metal ring holding the candle? My father and I made many candle holders learning how to turn wood. But after burning a candle in one.. it started the wood on fire like a big match stick. So now I have about 20 candle sticks that have been just sitting around for about 6 years. They look very cool, but useless as they are. lol

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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