Candle Centerpiece from WoodSmith Mag

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Project by BrianKim posted 02-28-2008 08:38 AM 3415 views 24 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is Candle Centerpiece design from woodsmith magazine.

-- Brian in South Korea

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#1 posted 02-28-2008 08:57 AM

Nice job Brian, great job displaying them. Simple yet graceful.

-- --Chuck

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#2 posted 02-28-2008 12:32 PM

Hi Brian,

This is a nice looking centerpiece. What woods and finish did you use?

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#3 posted 02-28-2008 01:23 PM

Beauty of simpicity.

-- Jiri

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#4 posted 02-28-2008 02:06 PM

Those look nice! Been wanting to do a couple of those as a thank-you. What issue of Woodsmith was that in?

-- Jim, Michigan

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#5 posted 02-28-2008 02:34 PM

very nice. Love the design and your photos

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 02-28-2008 03:53 PM

I really like that, nice job

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#7 posted 02-28-2008 04:47 PM

Very nice centerpiece.

-- Spread love with our work

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#8 posted 02-28-2008 05:58 PM

Scott Bryan// Hard maple with Walnut. original design is cocobolo for legs. but I don’t have cocobolo. ^^

TaterSalad// Woodsmith #173. I made smaller then original plan.

-- Brian in South Korea

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#9 posted 02-28-2008 06:04 PM

Nice job on the candle holders. Your photography is excellent, I might add.

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#10 posted 02-28-2008 10:28 PM

HA HA HA I totally made that too!! that’s awesome! i haven’t finished mine yet though. i used scraps of oak for the body and purpleheart for the legs.

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#11 posted 02-29-2008 01:46 AM

I made several of these at Christmas and that turned into 4 more commisions that I sold. For my own sanity and to keep with existing wood stores, I made a few by the WS plan with Maple and Cocobolo, but then made Mahogany and Wenge, and finally, a Quilted Maple and Kingwood piece that I have kept for myself. You can actually see an accidental shot of it in one of my other posted projects. I still have to finish it. Probably will use lacquer again.

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#12 posted 02-29-2008 03:05 AM

Really nice job on those, I’ve been meaning to try them myself.

-- Andy Stark

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#13 posted 02-29-2008 10:33 AM

Thanks for posting these – I saw them in the magazine and thought about it. Now it’s on my list.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#14 posted 02-29-2008 11:31 AM

great looking. i will make some of these as gifts this year

-- making sawdust....

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#15 posted 03-08-2008 03:55 AM

Brian, A message from my wife for you,,,, ” She loves this piece” ....

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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