Heart Candle Holder

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Project by Druid posted 07-19-2018 09:18 PM 804 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple project made from Mountain Ash. The recesses for the candles are shallow enough for the aluminum holders to be above the wood surface and NOT potentially cause a fire hazard. Version 2 will be done with a slightly larger Forstner bit that will accommodate glass holders. The heart was done with my scrollsaw.
The best part was that it was well received, and is used often.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#1 posted 07-19-2018 09:33 PM

Super neat, well planned and very unique!

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

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#2 posted 07-19-2018 09:54 PM

Great project. That’s another thing I like about playing with wood. It doesn’t take much to turn out something liked and useful at the same time.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 07-19-2018 10:18 PM

I like it!

Looks like a nice way to use some cutoffs and makes some great gifts!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 07-20-2018 12:27 AM

Simple and functional. Endless possibilities.

-- Madburg WA

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#5 posted 07-20-2018 05:38 AM

Great idea.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 07-20-2018 07:18 AM

Good idea and very nicely done…only….be careful….that hearth can be broken easily …haha

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 07-20-2018 04:33 PM

This candle holder is so outstanding and beautifully done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 07-20-2018 05:46 PM

Great idea and very attractive!


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

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#9 posted 07-20-2018 09:55 PM

Nice job there John :)

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

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#10 posted 07-21-2018 11:15 PM

Great innovation Druid.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 07-23-2018 01:51 AM

Nice Work John.

Looks Great



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

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#12 posted 07-23-2018 05:52 AM

Thanks for all of the kind comments. I must admit that I did get a puzzled look when I simply handed over only one of the two pieces, but the big smile came when I added the second piece.
Have fun in your workshop. ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#13 posted 09-29-2018 08:18 AM

супер подсвечник

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#14 posted 07-25-2019 03:05 AM

Спасибо андре

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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