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Project by doncutlip posted 11-24-2011 06:14 PM 1620 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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#1 posted 11-24-2011 06:42 PM

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

-- Doug

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#2 posted 11-24-2011 07:31 PM

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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#3 posted 11-24-2011 09:06 PM

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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#4 posted 11-25-2011 05:50 AM

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

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#5 posted 11-25-2011 05:18 PM

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

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 11-25-2011 05:45 PM

Ok , thank you , Don : )

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

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#7 posted 12-05-2011 07:23 AM

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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#8 posted 03-11-2012 04:19 PM

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

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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#9 posted 04-29-2012 02:08 AM

What a neat idea, love it.

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#10 posted 01-26-2013 05:23 PM

Wow!

-- Steve

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