Candle Holders

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Project by Ken90712 posted 12-30-2010 09:49 PM 3042 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had watched this project on Wood Smith on TV and Blondie liked them. The first set I made I was not happy with. The Dado set I had was junk. Even Backing up the wood it was chipping out the wood. I went and bought the Freud Dado Pro set and WOW what a difference! What a incredible difference.

I made them out of scraps from making cutting boards. One is Rock Maple and Black Walnut The other two are Rock Maple and Paduak. I had made one other one twith the Base was Paduak and Maple Feet but didn’t take pic as it was sold before X-mas
Thx for Looking.

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

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#1 posted 12-30-2010 09:51 PM

These look great, Ken!!

I really like your choice of woods.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-30-2010 09:54 PM

Very fancy,, don’t was any of the good wood…
I must try this with some of my offcuts… I did make on with part of a tree once…here

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 12-30-2010 09:54 PM

Nice job Ken I’ve seen them done as flat boards but not with the legs they look great & nice contrasts

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#4 posted 12-30-2010 10:33 PM

Very nice, Ken. I like the design very much.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 12-30-2010 10:39 PM

Dang, Paduak is pretty.

Sharp tools does fun make.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 12-30-2010 10:39 PM

cool, i want to do one of these but cant find the cups to hold the candles? you also have a very unique brandiniron.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 12-30-2010 10:41 PM

Very Nice Work! Great choice of woods.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 12-30-2010 11:29 PM

These are great Ken. Good use of scraps-very nice scraps.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 12-31-2010 01:26 AM

Good looking project Ken – well done.

By the way, happy new year!


-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#10 posted 12-31-2010 03:05 AM

Thx everyone, You all have a great New Year as well!!!!!!

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

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#11 posted 12-31-2010 03:45 AM

Great looking projects. I have these on my list of things to do “this” year. Don’t think it’s going to happen now.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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#12 posted 12-31-2010 04:20 AM

Hey Ken,
Very nice! I saw the same project in a magazine but haven’t attempted it yet. It’s on the list.
Also I like your brand… I’ve been planning on making a brand myself but nothing as fancy. Just a three character one. I’ll post a pic when I get off my butt to do it.
At any rate, great candle holders!
Happy New Year.

Ken P

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#13 posted 12-31-2010 05:33 AM

Seeing all these wonderful candle holders is making me want to build a few. I’ll make a note for Christmas 2011.

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#14 posted 12-31-2010 04:12 PM

Very nice work. I liked your modification of the Woodsmith design so much that I “borrowed” it and made 3 of these for Christmas gifts. Thanks for posting!

I have had many requests since I made mine. If you don’t mind me asking…how much do you sell yours for?

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette

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#15 posted 12-31-2010 04:48 PM

Very nice!! Great idea, I will add to my to do list.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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