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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-12-2012 06:47 AM 958 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a piece of box elder that was too small for any other project. I had a box of these battery operated teal lights so I made a holder just for grins and giggles. The tea light flickers and looked cool on my display at the sale.
The next step is to make one with a very thin lid so the flickering comes through it and no worry about a flame.
This one is made from box elder and finished with EEE and Shellawax. I labeled it wrong! It is not beech.
.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 02-12-2012 10:28 AM

Youyr been busy Jim, nice idea for the lights.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Roger

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 01:42 PM

very neat. I’ll bet you said somethin like “son of a beech”, I labeled it wrong

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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rance

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 02:22 PM

Nice form. Just label it “Use at the Beech”. LOL!

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 02:58 PM

Wow, very well done! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#5 posted 02-12-2012 06:21 PM

Hi Roger. I fixed it with a little lacquer thinner. Everything can be modified…......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 02-12-2012 08:40 PM

Yep, I can see you selling a few of these Jim, nice little piece, well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 10:04 PM

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 12:40 PM

Another Great Project, typically Jim!!

Thanks for Sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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