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Cocobolo Cutoff Candle Crafts

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Project by Elwood89 posted 02-01-2012 06:16 PM 1289 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another quick and easy project; start to finish same day.

Love Cocobolo. This is such a beautiful wood. I feel fortunate to be able to work with it, even on a small project like this.

Making it up as I go along (as usual), I’m happy with the idea of using the sapwood and natural edge as the base for these candle holders. That seems to have worked out well.

Finished with Teak oil.

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#1 posted 02-01-2012 06:22 PM

Nice work I really like the wood .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-01-2012 06:28 PM

Love the wood as well. Nice job showwing the true grain of the wood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 02-02-2012 08:47 PM

That sapwood sets off the gorgeous grain of that Cocobolo. Way to incorporate it in your projects.

-- Life is Good Enough -- http://www.barkupatreewoodworks.com/

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