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Project by triviasteve posted 03-18-2014 06:56 PM 1344 views 16 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these were Steve Good inspired projects. Made with walnut legs and wormy chestnut bases. I actually made two of the round ones. I think they’d look good as a centerpiece.

I plan to put some additional coats of poly on these. Very easy project to do, and I’m having fun working with the joinery and building those skills.

I plan to make more of these as gifts, but using different wood combinations.

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.





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josh

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#1 posted 03-18-2014 10:26 PM

I love the design and I LOVE walnut! Nice work. Sometimes these candle holders look so plain jane but your design, though simple, works very well here in this application. Get it!!!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#2 posted 03-18-2014 10:51 PM

Very nice, I see some Oriental flavour in the design :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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JL7

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#3 posted 03-19-2014 01:03 AM

Very cool design…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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wbrisett

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#4 posted 03-19-2014 10:54 AM

These look very nice. Steve Good inspired these? (I’ve always liked the things he has done). Very cool. I’ll have to see what he has on his site. I actually have some walnut that’s looking for a project. ;)

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triviasteve

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#5 posted 03-19-2014 11:03 AM

http://www.stevedgood.com/tealight.pdf

http://www.stevedgood.com/roundtealight.pdf

check the dimensions of your tea lights before drilling your hole though. I had to go up a size. It’s not easy to re-drill the hole if you screw it up…

I also didn’t drill the holes through and put the bottom piece on. I drilled the holes shallow enough that it shouldn’t be a problem to remove the tea light once it’s burned out.

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#6 posted 03-20-2014 08:34 PM

Totaly cool!Beautiful design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rick

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#7 posted 03-21-2014 07:00 AM

Very Nice! & Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

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#8 posted 03-25-2014 02:08 PM

They look really attractive. Cool design, they will make great centerpieces indeed!

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