Inside-out turning candlestick

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Project by Ronald Fontenot, Jr. posted 11-30-2009 12:10 AM 6293 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a candlestick made from padauk and walnut measuring ten inches tall and three and a half inches wide. This was made using a technique called inside-out turning where you cut a design, split the turning apart, assemble the outside as inside, and turn again to get openings. The finish is polished water varnish.

-- Chip, Westlake

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#1 posted 11-30-2009 01:00 AM

I like the design very much. You did a great job of turning. I think that the end result would have looked better if you had used one wood instead of two different woods.

-- Wood Turning is communicating with the wood silently.

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#2 posted 11-30-2009 09:39 PM

very interesting shape

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#3 posted 07-20-2010 07:38 PM

I really like the design of these candle stick holders. You did a Great Job!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 07-20-2010 08:07 PM

Those are some very nice candle holders. You were spot on with the different woods it gives it a great look.

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