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Project by Tector posted 10-10-2018 09:40 PM 289 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This English walnut tea candle holder was made as a gift. It was a simple but elegant piece, the material spoke for itself. I originally intended a very different build, but after the material showed it’s beauty. I backed off and let it showcase.





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pottz

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#1 posted 10-10-2018 09:50 PM

i like it,very simple and elegant.the wood will always tell you what it wants to be,best not to argue-lol.nice work.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-11-2018 03:20 AM

Very nice tea light holder.!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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majuvla

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#3 posted 10-11-2018 05:14 AM

I like that curve…never thought about that- looks much better this way.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ohwoodeye

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#4 posted 10-11-2018 01:51 PM

Pretty corny philosophical write up….......I’ve had a lot of wood show me the wrong way as I completely destroyed its inner beauty and it ended up in the burn pile.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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pottz

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#5 posted 10-11-2018 02:38 PM



Pretty corny philosophical write up….......I ve had a lot of wood show me the wrong way as I completely destroyed its inner beauty and it ended up in the burn pile.

- ohwoodeye

maybe you made a wrong turn-lol.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Tector

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#6 posted 10-11-2018 09:51 PM

Ha! I’ve never been accused of being corny, nor philosophical now that I think about it. But with the beautiful grain pattern and the rich color of the wood. I couldn’t justify cutting it up. If that’s corny, I’m guilty as charged. Thanks for looking y’all.

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bugradx2

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#7 posted 10-14-2018 03:32 AM

That’s awesome

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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