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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-24-2016 02:01 AM 1309 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for my step daughter. It is made of Chestnut with walnut cups.
The center bottom swivels to expose the additional 2 lights. The top has a 92” radius crown.

It is 2 1/8” wide, 2 1/8” high and 12” long and finished with satin lacquer

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





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#1 posted 05-24-2016 02:23 AM

That’s neat Jim.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#2 posted 05-24-2016 03:11 AM

very cool Jim!!

The Sedcokid!!

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#3 posted 05-24-2016 03:42 AM

Nice job Jim, I like that. Well done !!

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#4 posted 05-24-2016 04:24 AM

Very COOL…

She will love it!

Nice the way the middle section works.

COOL design!

COOL job DONE!

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#5 posted 05-24-2016 04:29 AM

Nice job on the way they fold in Jim. By the way , that’s a great looking piece of chestnut.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 05-24-2016 04:59 AM

You are one creative guy Jim. Nicely done.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 05-24-2016 05:06 AM

Very neat Jim, will make a great gift, like the idea of the swivel section.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#8 posted 05-24-2016 05:46 AM

Always beautiful and original ideas from you. In fact there are two designs in one. You can change them when one gets bored.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 05-24-2016 06:47 AM

Jim, very nice. The swivel is a good idea and is a compact way to squeeze in 2 more Tea Lights. There is something very peaceful about Tea Lights. They have them in Catholic Church’s in Australia.

Nice combination of woods too.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#10 posted 05-24-2016 11:19 AM

Real nice Jim. You have more ideas than I have nails.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#11 posted 05-24-2016 12:21 PM

Very slick Jim.

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#12 posted 05-24-2016 12:56 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments. We have a similar holder and she commented several times how she would like one for tea lights. The party is Sat night so I had to move on it. I’ll never run out of tea lights…........ I bought a cube of them at IKEA ( 100 lights).

I did get in a little lathe work with the cups. I don’t feel right if something is not spun every day!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#13 posted 05-24-2016 01:33 PM

This is a very nice project, Jim. I like the design very much.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#14 posted 05-24-2016 09:50 PM

Very innovative, Jim. A nice benefit is that tea lights don’t obstruct the view of people across the diner table.

Cheers!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#15 posted 05-24-2016 10:20 PM

Thanks Charles and Mike!

Cheers, Jim

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

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