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Wood candles turned from tulip poplar

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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 01-19-2014 02:24 AM 719 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A decorator wanted to accessorize the space around a gas fireplace. She asked me to turn some imitation candles since real ones would get soft from the heat of the fireplace.

I turned these “fake tapers” from tulip poplar. They will be displayed in a six-place iron candle holder. I expect to put a small piece of string in each to give the sense of a candle wick.

-- Aaron





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dviolinman

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#1 posted 01-19-2014 04:21 AM

Aaron I would use some stranded copper wire instead of string or wick ~~ less apt to get lit and burn the house down ~~ Whoa people are so daft today. if you wanted you could paint it white but the copper might look cool with the popular!

Nice job
Steve

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#2 posted 01-19-2014 01:55 PM

I agree with dviolinman. I was concerned about the “daft people” as well. They do look nice.

-- jroot

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