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SCALES LIKE CANDLE HOLDER

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 09-02-2012 07:06 AM 1844 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like the idea of scales candle holder and planed for it many years ago. I worked on it just last week and here it is. There are many designs for this type of candle holder but this one is my own. The three candle sticks go through six rings on two bridges, unlike the designs I normally see, where the candle sticks are lifted by two pairs of stright pieces of wood. It is so balanced that I need to add only one 10 cent on the left stick to keep the bridge horizontal.
Pictures # 4 & 5 show the handle that I designed to carry the holder.
NOTE: ( JUST ADDED ) Picture # 6 shows the wooden washers that keep candle stick in the centre.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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#1 posted 09-02-2012 07:59 AM

That is brilliant Sam. Certainly is an original design, must have taken some work to get the balance so perfect.

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

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#2 posted 09-02-2012 10:49 AM

That is absolutely beautiful construction. The piece is gorgeous.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 09-02-2012 11:21 AM

Awesome, now I want to make one.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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#4 posted 09-02-2012 12:05 PM

Wow Sam, what a cool idea. You did a great job on it.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#5 posted 09-02-2012 01:27 PM

WOW Now that’s thinking outside the box , AWESOME.

-- Have a great day.

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#6 posted 09-02-2012 02:27 PM

Amazing and very elegant ! Impressive is a bit short for what this piece deserves. Nice work Sam ! Ver very nice !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#7 posted 09-02-2012 02:38 PM

Well done Sam. Nice design.

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#8 posted 09-02-2012 02:44 PM

Well, I can see this is going to be my next project!
Beautiful, Sam- Thanks!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 09-02-2012 03:37 PM

Pretty neat !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#10 posted 09-02-2012 08:08 PM

OK now that is just amazing…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#11 posted 09-02-2012 09:03 PM

Excellent piece of work. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#12 posted 09-03-2012 12:19 AM

Beautiful piece Sam.

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

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#13 posted 09-03-2012 12:37 AM

very nice piece

-- God is good..All the time

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#14 posted 09-03-2012 11:32 AM

Nice project Sam, I like it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#15 posted 09-03-2012 10:55 PM

You are one of my favorites Sam, your ideas are great! Excellent work!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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