Candle Holder Centerpieces

  • Advertise with us
Project by dlgWoodWork posted 07-02-2015 01:48 PM 2787 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are three candle holder centerpieces I made. They are about 20” long and 9-10” wide. This was my first time working with Wenge. It looks great, but my planer did not like the stuff. It hard and heavy, but very pretty. My wife and daughter both said that was their favorite one.

From left to right in the first picture:

Pine with bark inclusion with Padauk legs
Wenge with hard maple center with hard maple legs
Cherry with Mahogany legs

Below is a video of the build process. The legs are the only tricky part. But if you lay them out and cut them in the order in the video, it is can be easy.

View on YouTube

-- Check out my projects and videos

6 comments so far

View woodshopmike's profile


226 posts in 2517 days

#1 posted 07-02-2015 02:04 PM

Nice project. Wenge is one of my favorites too, but it’ll splinter if you look at it wrong :)


View ralbuck's profile


6577 posts in 3120 days

#2 posted 07-02-2015 06:32 PM

Looking good! Will look GREAT under candle light!

Nice design and work!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View Ken90712's profile


17902 posts in 4043 days

#3 posted 07-02-2015 09:56 PM

Interesting take on the original design that came from Woodsmith Project. They make there base thicker. Nice wood combo. I made 10 of these last yr fun project.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Ivan's profile


16238 posts in 3721 days

#4 posted 07-03-2015 09:06 AM

They are so beautiful with all those colour combinations.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View BryanHS's profile


14 posts in 3809 days

#5 posted 07-03-2015 02:14 PM

Very nice

-- Bryan, WY

View dlgWoodWork's profile


160 posts in 4608 days

#6 posted 07-04-2015 09:33 PM

Thanks for the kind words guys.

-- Check out my projects and videos

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics