Tea Light Holders

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Project by cricket324 posted 560 days ago 1076 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fairly simple set of three tea Light holders I made from a pattern I found in a book. The woodworking is pretty straight forward and I was able to use splines for the first time. The wood was red oak and maple for the splines. The hardest part was cutting the holes for the candles. The large forstner bit I used kept biting into the wood and snapping the scrollsaw work. It took me a few tries to get it right.

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#1 posted 560 days ago

Nice candle holders! If you had to do it over again, would you drill the holes first, then do the scrollsaw work? I like the addition of the splines too.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#2 posted 560 days ago

They look very nice. I bet you’ll get lots of compliments from your guests at home.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#4 posted 560 days ago

Really nice these I’m sure are a big hit…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 560 days ago

Nice job! I can see these as gifts next Christmas!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#6 posted 557 days ago

Like the beautiful design, very pleasing to the eyes. Beautiful wood and finish. Great job!

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