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Candle Holder (Wee Willie Winky)

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A little bit of yesteryear, candle holder with modern day twist an electronic candle. The candle light changes colour and flickers and is fire safe for the kids.

Comments welcome.

-- Keith





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oldrivers

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#1 posted 02-19-2019 09:28 PM

Nice Work Keith

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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woodsmithshop

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#2 posted 02-19-2019 11:32 PM

I like it.

-- Smitty!!!

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Tom Regnier

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#3 posted 02-19-2019 11:47 PM

That’s a classic old time look…very nice.

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James E McIntyre

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#4 posted 02-20-2019 12:00 AM

Well done Keith. A very enlightening project.
What kind of tember (temba) is it made from?

-- James E McIntyre

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MaxinCT

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#5 posted 02-20-2019 12:07 AM

Perfect for running through the town and crying

“Are the children in their bed, for it’s past ten o’clock?”

It’s been more than 55 years since mom recited that to me:)

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lew

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#6 posted 02-20-2019 12:40 AM

Really Neat!

I like the electric candle idea!

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

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Keith Hastings

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#7 posted 02-20-2019 01:53 AM

James…I believe the timber is Tasmanian Ash.

-- Keith

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Keith Hastings

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#8 posted 02-20-2019 01:59 AM

MaxinCt… I am so pleased that someone has knows the wee willy winky poem.

-- Keith

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#9 posted 02-20-2019 04:49 AM

Beautiful plate/holder. Very well shaped – I like the design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Pimzedd

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#10 posted 02-20-2019 02:16 PM

Might have to make one. Have some spalted maple from a tree we took down in our front yard that would work.

Where did you get the candle?

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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oldnovice

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#11 posted 02-20-2019 07:17 PM

A history remake!
The electric candle = no wax on the holder.
I like the understated elegance of your candle holder.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Keith Hastings

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#12 posted 02-20-2019 08:12 PM

Bill…I got the candles here in New Zealand from a place called Safe Flame.

-- Keith

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jbschutz

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#13 posted 02-20-2019 10:49 PM

Keith,
Very clever and great use of technology. I have a couple of these candles lying around, and now I know what I will do with them…...after winter lets go of my garage/shop.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Cliff

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#14 posted 02-25-2019 01:10 AM

Nice one Keith,

Cliff.

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

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