?Ambrosia Maple? Tealight holders

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Project by svenbecca posted 01-03-2014 03:59 AM 1322 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, I busted some pallets apart and started planing the boards down. I found one board, that folks on here, called ambrosia maple. I didn’t have enough to make anything significant, so I tried my hand a some small items. I think I prefer making larger items, it is easier to hide the imperfections.

The first two are all maple, the legs on the third one are oak strips I had left from ripping a board down.

-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.

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#1 posted 01-03-2014 05:54 AM

I do like tea light holders…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 01-03-2014 08:23 AM

I also like tea light holders! Just check out my projects. These are unique due to the wood you found!

Isn’t it wonderful when you find a treasure in trash? Pallets out of ambrosia maple what a good find!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 01-03-2014 04:48 PM

Very cool looking tea light holder!!

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

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#4 posted 01-04-2014 11:18 PM

Nice save. Ambrosia maple is a favorite of mine but I have to order it since we don’t have it in the south.

-- Tommy,

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#5 posted 01-07-2014 04:20 PM

Wonderful use of pallets. They look great and make nice centerpieces. Great job!

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