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Project by ralbuck posted 11-21-2018 11:40 PM 750 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made from shop scraps; just lying around. Pieces that I refused to let become smoke and ashes.

One piece is walnut, the rest are actually unknown to me. The largest one is a super hard wood of some kind and very tight grained too.

The candles all have an aluminum liner under them.

The candles are just tea/warmer candles available anywhere.

I had to screw the split ones to a board to safely drill the holes for the candles. the round ones I just held with a large pliers. All centering etc. was just guesstimated ! Easy, fast, Looks good. I then put cheap felt self-adhesive pads on the bottom to prevent scratching anything.

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





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Cliff

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#1 posted 11-22-2018 01:57 AM

Ralph…Good to see scraps being used. There are some beautiful pieces of wood there.

The end result is a lovely project.

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 11-22-2018 03:40 AM

Nice job ralbuck. Looks like they will make great gifts.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-22-2018 12:41 PM

Nice work Ralbuck. I like the aluminum under the candles! Good idea!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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splintergroup

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#4 posted 11-22-2018 03:13 PM

Way to save those scraps, now you need to save all those future scraps just in case 8^)

Great gifts for all those in-laws (and out-laws) that drop by for the holidays, well done!

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Ivan

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#5 posted 11-22-2018 04:08 PM

Nice looking collection.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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leafherder

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#6 posted 11-22-2018 05:46 PM

Great idea, I have lots of small scraps like that. Now I know what to give for Christmas next year. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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ZAGREB

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#7 posted 11-22-2018 06:10 PM

like Tina Turner said,simply is the best
nica save Ralph

-- bambi

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bushmaster

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#8 posted 11-24-2018 05:27 AM

Nice to see you are busy in the shop making beautiful thinks from scraps. Way to go.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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