Celtic Trinity Knots Candle Holder

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Project by KnotCurser posted 01-04-2012 03:39 AM 2054 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made as a gift to my Sister and her Husband for the Holidays. With the last name of “Arnold”, picking which pattern to cut wasn’t too difficult. ;-)

For anyone wondering, this is a pattern from our own “ScrollGirl”, Sheila Landry. She makes fantastic patterns and has a wonderful website as well. She also posts a daily blog titled “My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer” here on LJ’s.

Pic 3 is a picture from Sheila’s pattern – The only change was to cut the extra bits that hang from the candle out of Cherry so they contrasted a tad.

Sheila’s patterns, as I said, are well done and easy to follow. The only thing I was careful to do was to get the inside points as accurate and “sharp” as I could.

The main body of the pattern is Walnut, with the extras, as I stated, in Cherry.

The only finish is a deep soak in lemon oil.

Merry Xmas, Angela and Rick!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 03:44 AM

Very cool work ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 03:50 AM

Great looking tray. I have cut many of Shelia’s patterns but not that one. You did a great job as usual. Thanks for posting.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 05:43 AM

Cool as usual.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 06:01 AM

Sharp looking corners, sharp looking piece.
Just out of curiosity, what do you do with all the cut out pieces, do some lucky kids get to glue them up in weird montages?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#6 posted 01-04-2012 02:51 PM

Looks good. You did a great job on the corners.

I have to agree Sheila has a great website.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#7 posted 01-05-2012 12:57 PM

It really looks beautiful Bob! You did a great job on it. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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