Barn Style Candle Holder

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Project by GarageWoodworks posted 01-27-2013 03:39 AM 1839 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made this a while back. The candle can be lifted w/ the dowel in order to light and extinguish the candle.

See the build video here

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 03:42 AM

Cool design great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 04:17 AM

I like that one ;-)) Good job.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 07:24 AM

Simple lines, very nice job. Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 03:37 PM

NICE music. Oh the project was well done also!

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 03:46 PM

That is very nice, does the inside get sooty at all from the candle?

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 04:06 PM

Now that is cool.


-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 05:47 PM

@patcollins No soot buildup.

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 07:08 PM

Nice work my friend. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 04:13 AM

very nicely done. real class. i found these plans in an old issue of fine woodworking. the only thing i see missing is the copper cover for the flame vent hole. these were used during the civil war by the troops for light and some warmth. they also had a bail handle.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 04:17 AM

@wiser1934 Watch the video in the description. This was modeled after an antique barn candle holder that I found at an antique store.

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#11 posted 01-29-2013 04:36 AM

Very nice candle holder! It’s nice to see people making items of older design; it keeps them alive.

-- Dean

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#12 posted 02-01-2013 04:07 PM

Just watched the vid for this. Looks like a really good way for me to get some mortise/tenon practice in.

Also, I noticed you didn’t put this on Youtube. Smart move, as the Safety Monitor Squad that frequently plagues Steve Ramsey would have crucified you!

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