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Project by doncutlip posted 959 days ago 1512 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first sconce is oak with an iron hook with a candle box hanging from it. The wood is from an old sofa that I took apart before I threw it away, I took all the good wood, metal and screws out of it. I had the wood for years in our townhouse and then years in this house, 15 years in all I think, before I decided to do something with it. Not much construction here, I guess the story is where the wood came from. The finish is Antique Improver. The second one is pine with iron hook.

-- Don, Royersford, PA





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dpow

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#1 posted 959 days ago

Nice looking sconces Don. Thanks for sharing and Happy Thanksgiving.

-- Doug

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nailbanger2

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#2 posted 959 days ago

Not much construction here? It looks like you put your fair share into it, Don, and the result is very appealing. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 958 days ago

Very attractive designs : ) Did you also do the metal work ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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DamnYankee

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#4 posted 958 days ago

Nice work. Don’t let my wife see them or I’ll be making way more sconces then anyone should want

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doncutlip

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#5 posted 958 days ago

@Dusty56 No I didn’t do the metalwork, just the wood on the sconces.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 958 days ago

Ok , thank you , Don : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Kristoffer

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#7 posted 948 days ago

We (my fiance and I) just bought a house and we picked up some lantern style candle holders from Lowe’s for $0.97 each. She has given me the downstairs and is letting me turn it into a tavern type environment. I’ve been wondering how I was going to hang them….. Until now. Thanks!!!

-- Cheers and God Bless

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Todd Barrone

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#8 posted 851 days ago

I like it, it looks so New England, I see that & can picture it out side a farm house in the 1700’s Cool job. Sorry to sound corny lol

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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deborelli

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#9 posted 802 days ago

What a neat idea, love it.

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camps764

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#10 posted 530 days ago

Wow!

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