Christmas tree stump candle holder

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Project by jonchilds posted 619 days ago 1152 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had to cut about 8 inches off of the bottom of our Christmas tree to make it fit in the house. Seemed like kind of a cool piece of wood to throw out. While trying to figure out what I might do with it I was thinking about lumberjocks. It seems the most common thing around here is to drill a couple holes in it and stick some tea candles in there. After about 2 minutes work I had a candle holder made out of our Christmas tree cutoff. To my surprise the wife really liked it, and wrapped some pine branches around it for a little more flair. We now have our official centerpiece for this Christmas from stuff we were going to throw away.

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#1 posted 619 days ago

Nice center piece!

What species is that? Looks real nice, and I’ve never seen pine leaves like that. All we can get up here is Balsam fir which frankly I’m pretty bored of.

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#2 posted 618 days ago

Actually the part wrapped around came from my wife’s box of Christmas junk. Not sure exactly where she got it. The tree is a Douglas fir which I prefer over the the standard Balsam

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 618 days ago

Nice save. Good project.

-- 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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#4 posted 618 days ago

It’s warm and alluring.

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