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Two Candle Holders

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Project by jbschutz posted 10-15-2012 02:17 PM 1432 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two Candle Holders Inspired by a couple of other LJs, I decided to try my hand at these Asian inspired pieces. Both are constructed of Jatoba and Corian solid surface coutertop scraps from a sink cutout. In the first, the material has been drilled about a quarter inch deep to accept tea lights, and in the second, drilled through to allow for glass votive holders to hang below the surface. The wood construction is the same on both, with lots of dado and half lap joints. The legs are angled at 10 degrees with the top and bottom rails dadoed in. The first is approx. 11 inches long, and the second 12 inches long. Finished with satin spray poly.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-15-2012 02:19 PM

Very fancy candle holder,good job.

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#2 posted 10-15-2012 02:19 PM

Very nice. Love the design and choice of material.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 10-15-2012 03:24 PM

Nice work. I like the combination of materials – they work well together.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 10-15-2012 04:14 PM

Nice job would look great on any table

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rance

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#5 posted 10-15-2012 08:51 PM

I like the asian influence. Perfect choice of materials.

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

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Eric in central Florida

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#6 posted 10-15-2012 11:33 PM

Really nice jb !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#7 posted 10-17-2012 11:53 PM

Excellent design and workmanship, JB. I like it very much!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#8 posted 10-19-2012 01:25 AM

I really like the Asian styling of these candle holders. I might just have to make one myself!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 10-19-2012 09:15 PM

Very well done! I like the second one the best, but both are nice designs.

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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#10 posted 10-21-2012 02:49 AM

Yes you did well on these.
Curious ,how did you hold the Corian in place ?
The Jatoba frames the Corian nicely and the colour contrast looks great ,have to try that combination on my next batch along with the angled leg design.

-- Kiefer 松

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