Candle holders from along the creek

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Project by FlyingMLB posted 11-24-2013 08:15 PM 1183 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, looking around my supply of rustic wood and had a couple of pieces tell me they wanted to be candle holders. The first three pics are a unique piece of aspen nearly 24” long. It sets on three legs that just happened to be strategically placed branches. The second three pics is a piece of beaver wood picked up along the creek. I used the jointer to give it a flat bottom. Both are finished with several coats of spar urethane.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#1 posted 11-24-2013 09:17 PM

Sweet idea…make lots of candle holders for the wife out of my drops n never thot of this even tho we live on a friggn mountain and burn wood geez. Nice end results!!!

-- we stand behind our work but never under it...(love seeing the look in customers eyes when they hear it)

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#2 posted 11-24-2013 09:30 PM

Great piece, first look reminds you of a gator

-- Norman

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#3 posted 11-24-2013 10:02 PM

Nice job. At first I thought it was a knife. Well done. I see you do some great work with found wood.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 11-24-2013 10:18 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#5 posted 11-25-2013 02:59 AM

Cool idea! They look great.

-- 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 11-29-2013 02:41 PM

Great idea and they look great as centerpieces. Like the natural beauty of your woods. Great job!

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