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Project by TZH posted 1110 days ago 1538 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend’s daughter commissioned me to make these votive candle holders for her wedding. They will be table centerpieces at her reception. Woods are pine and juniper. Finish is one coat dewaxed shellac and two coats gloss water based poly.

The other three will be posted when I get them done. Also making a wedding cake stand and a sculpture that I’ll post when finished.

Thanks for looking.
TZH

-- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dead-Wood-Renaissance/361417090585685





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FlyingMLB

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#1 posted 1110 days ago

WOW! What more can I say? I’m really excited to see the cake stand.

-- Flying MLB, www.coloradocaretaker.blogspot.com A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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Broglea

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#2 posted 1110 days ago

Cool idea. I really like the first one.

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rmoore

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#3 posted 1110 days ago

I really like these… and your other stuff. Also, the table these are on is beautiful. Did you make it and what kind of wood is it?

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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TZH

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#4 posted 1110 days ago

Thanks all of you for your comments. rmoore, the table is a family heirloom. My Dad refinished the top way back when I was in high school (and I’m really old). The original price tag is still attached under the tabletop and is dated 1910. I believe the wood is oak, but am not totally sure of that. Anyway, when my folks passed on, neither of my two sisters wanted the table, so I inherited it (lucky me). It has four leaves and extends to about 12 feet which seats 10 to 12 people.

TZH

-- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dead-Wood-Renaissance/361417090585685

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richgreer

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#5 posted 1109 days ago

Great idea!

Maybe I finally have an idea for what to do with a strange, twisted piece of diamond willow I have.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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smoke

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#6 posted 1109 days ago

they are all beautiful! it amazing what one can create by thinking out of the box. thanks for sharing!

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 1109 days ago

That will get the guest’ attention! Great job, I can’t wait to see more1

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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shiney5757

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#8 posted 1107 days ago

Very nice work, keep it up.

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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Arlin Eastman

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#9 posted 1107 days ago

Very nicely done.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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junipercanyon

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#10 posted 1106 days ago

Very cool.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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