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Project by Ilija posted 1343 days ago 1245 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wooden vase or candle holder, inspired by wooden chess figure (Rook). Mainly designed as a dry flower vase, later during the build I realized it can be used as a candle torch. Glue joints, top 4 layers are glued miter joints (octagons), the bottom 2 pieces are full chunks of Oak and Eucalyptus.

-- Ilija Trajkoski

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#1 posted 1343 days ago

Awesome as a Roolk or candle holder – good wood contrast

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#2 posted 1343 days ago

This is very well done and I know that you must have had a good time making it.

-- 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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#3 posted 1342 days ago

A very interesting design. Good idea. Good project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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#4 posted 1342 days ago

Looks good. Well made.

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#5 posted 1342 days ago

A nice candle,if it’s call ‘rook’ (It means smoke in dutch).
I hope it’s lives a little bit longer with candle ;-)
I love it…


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#6 posted 1342 days ago

At first I thought you were starting a giant chess set! Very nice project – original too. Thanks for sharing!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 1342 days ago

Very interesting and beautiful design!

Merry Christmas!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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