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Project by degoose posted 10-25-2011 10:30 PM 2420 views 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With all the talk recently about tea lights and their holders, I remembered that I made some last month and forgot to post..
I made a few and by the time I had finished showing them around the next day to some friends…I had orders for 40.. with more orders for Christmas…
Ripped strips of various timber, laminated them … sanded and then cut 20 degree cuts on each end and then flipped them and cut 20 degrees about 2 inches [50 mm] in from the end… rotated the cut pieces and glued them back on to the main part…
Drilled 3 holes with a forstner bit and dropped in the soy candles…
Oh and sprayed 2 coats of water borne poly with the Ealex 5000
Finishing touch is felt feet…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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ellen35

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#1 posted 10-25-2011 10:34 PM

Nice work, Larry.
I really like the leg design reverse angle… gives it that modern flair.

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

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 10-25-2011 10:40 PM

Very nicely done ! indeed

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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majeagle1

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#3 posted 10-25-2011 10:45 PM

These are fantastic Larry, I like the wood combinations and I think that the angled one in the 3rd pic is my favorite!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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peteg

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#4 posted 10-25-2011 10:52 PM

Great job Larry, love the one in pic 4 :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 10-25-2011 10:53 PM

You’re a machine. Larry! You don’t just make great things…. you make them by the dozen.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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SPalm

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#6 posted 10-25-2011 10:58 PM

Nice production run.
Very nice.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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moonls

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#7 posted 10-25-2011 11:06 PM

Nice design Larry. I can see why you got an order for 40 more!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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robdem

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#8 posted 10-25-2011 11:07 PM

Nice very nice like the wood choices

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 10-25-2011 11:13 PM

More really COOL stuff, Larry!

Beautiful!

Unique!

It’s a SELLER!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#10 posted 10-25-2011 11:36 PM

They will make nice gifts mate, well done

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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amagineer

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#11 posted 10-25-2011 11:42 PM

You have designed another outstanding wood craft. Well done on the wood choice.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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sIKE

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#12 posted 10-26-2011 02:05 AM

very nicely done as always you are inspiring and provide inspired ideas!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 10-26-2011 02:08 AM

Very sweet, Larry!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 10-26-2011 02:27 AM

Good one Larry.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Loucarb

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#15 posted 10-26-2011 03:37 AM

Well done Larry nice wood combination and I like all the leg designs.

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