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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 677 days ago 1460 views 12 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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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 677 days ago

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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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 676 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful construction. The piece is gorgeous.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Tom Godfrey

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#3 posted 676 days ago

Awesome, now I want to make one.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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murch

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#4 posted 676 days ago

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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grosa

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#5 posted 676 days ago

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

-- Have a great day.

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Porchfish

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#6 posted 676 days ago

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

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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Roman Hrytsak

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#7 posted 676 days ago

Well done Sam. Nice design.

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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lew

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#8 posted 676 days ago

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 676 days ago

Pretty neat !

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

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degoose

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#10 posted 676 days ago

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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Oldtool

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#11 posted 676 days ago

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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Grumpy

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#12 posted 676 days ago

Beautiful piece Sam.

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

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#13 posted 676 days ago

very nice piece

-- God is good..All the time

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#14 posted 675 days ago

Nice project Sam, I like it.

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

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sedcokid

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#15 posted 675 days ago

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

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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