Candle Holder from dunnage

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Project by PASs posted 03-13-2013 05:57 AM 1847 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife and I go to the thrift stores looking for things I can incorporate into my woodworking.
We picked up the glass cylinder for a couple of bucks.
I used a pre-made bowl blank to make the base.
In use the candle sits on a glass plate.
Base is about 8 inches in diameter.
Base and cylinder are about 14 inches tall.

Wood is dunnage shipped from India, possibly Sapele (African Mahogany).
Sanded to 320 grit.
Finished with 2# shellac buffed off while still wet.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#1 posted 03-13-2013 10:06 AM

Looks good and safe too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 03-13-2013 11:46 AM

Tis a fine candle holder.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 03-15-2013 02:19 PM

Simple but really beautiful candle holder. Like the design and the wood.

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