Pole Screen Candle Stand

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Project by atogrf1 posted 02-05-2013 08:47 PM 1221 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was inspired by a pole screen from the Winterthur Museum.
The face of it is actually a mirror.
The fixed shelf is used to hold a candle and the light bounces off the mirror and reflects back into the room.

It is made from Sapele Mahogany with Wenge Feet.
The specialty hardware was procured from Londonerry Brasses.
The legs are attached to the center post using sliding dovetails.
The feet were shaped using the New Yankee Workshop method that was on the Tilt Top Table episode.

I have about 100 photos of the step-by-step process if you wanted to see anything specific on the construction.

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#1 posted 02-05-2013 09:37 PM

Very nice. The feet and base came out real good. Looks like an antique.

-- "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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#2 posted 02-05-2013 11:40 PM

Thank you very much. That is the look I was shooting for.

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#3 posted 02-06-2013 01:23 PM

Nice looking project!

Great looking kids!
Enjoy them, they grow up way too fast!

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#4 posted 02-07-2013 02:50 PM

Looks very elegant and classy because of the great design and build. Great job

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