Tea Light candle holders...

  • Advertise with us
Project by degoose posted 10-25-2011 10:30 PM 2608 views 18 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... @ For lovers of all things timber...

20 comments so far

View ellen35's profile


2627 posts in 2344 days

#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

View Porchfish's profile


604 posts in 1444 days

#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

View majeagle1's profile


1420 posts in 2408 days

#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,,

View peteg's profile


3203 posts in 1734 days

#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

View CharlieM1958's profile


15937 posts in 3130 days

#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"

View SPalm's profile


5117 posts in 2793 days

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

Nice production run.
Very nice.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View moonls's profile


412 posts in 1898 days

#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

View robdem's profile


358 posts in 1517 days

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

Nice very nice like the wood choices

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

8217 posts in 2964 days

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

More really COOL stuff, Larry!



It’s a SELLER!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

View Roger Clark aka Rex's profile

Roger Clark aka Rex

6940 posts in 2346 days

#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.

View amagineer's profile


1393 posts in 1508 days

#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!

View sIKE's profile


1271 posts in 2665 days

#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"

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

13118 posts in 2017 days

#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!!

View Grumpy's profile


20245 posts in 2762 days

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

Good one Larry.

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

View Loucarb's profile


2388 posts in 2357 days

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

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

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics