Tea light candle holder centerpiece

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Project by Marcos posted 11-27-2012 09:41 PM 3447 views 68 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is our Thanksgiving centerpiece candle holder. I got the idea from Steve Ramsey over at woodworkingformeremortals and kept it pretty simple. I really like basic shapes and clean lines and this one has a kind of Japanese style to it. It’s made from curly maple and bloodwood (Satine). I finished it with a few coats Daly’s Seafin Teak oil. Everyone loved it, so I’m already making a few more. Thanks for looking!

-- Marcos, California

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#1 posted 11-27-2012 09:47 PM

This is a wonderful candle holder center piece,a really cool design.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-28-2012 01:51 AM

Very cool.

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

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#3 posted 11-28-2012 07:19 AM

Awesome design and great wood! I like this a lot.

-- Ken from Monterey

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 12:40 PM

Wow, that would make a great gift for an office Christmas party gift. If it’s one of those where you can choose to open a new gift or take the last one opened, you could start a lot of fights…

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#5 posted 11-28-2012 01:26 PM

If imitation is the best form of flattery, consider yourself flattered. I am going to make a few of these.

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#6 posted 11-28-2012 03:03 PM

Awsome design, excellent colours

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 11-29-2012 12:32 AM

Very nice design. The wood choices really complement each other. Beautiful!

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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#8 posted 11-29-2012 11:15 AM

Good Idea, I have been looking for something like that for my wife.

-- arnies

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