Oak Tea Light Holder

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Project by cricket324 posted 12-29-2013 10:25 PM 1251 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this tea light holder for a friend I served in the Air Force with many years ago. It’s made from a piece of oak I reclaimed from an old barn in King, NC, and which has some pretty nice ray fleck characteristics. The two strips of inlay are lacewood and the feet are mahogany. The finish is linseed oil and a few coats of paste wax.

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#1 posted 12-29-2013 11:16 PM

Very nice.

I like the choice of blue glass.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#2 posted 12-30-2013 02:18 AM

I love the colors. Simple yet perfect.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#4 posted 01-01-2014 07:01 PM

Verry nice looking project,wood colour is wonderful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 05-06-2014 11:49 AM

Cool tea light holder!!!!!!!!!! .................. Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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