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Nesting tea candle holders

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Nesting tea candle holders

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I scored 30 of these square glass tea candle holders from Gumtree Classifieds at a good price and decided to make some decorative bases out of Northern Box hardwood using my CNC Router.

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They are cut from 140mm x 140mm pieces of timber which is 25mm thick and the glass is 50mm square. I have carved out a square 50mm x 10mm deep for the glass to seat in. I made them in a hexagonal shape so that they could be nested together in multiples or used as a single entity.

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I bevelled the edges both top and bottom, sanded to 240 grit then used 2 coats of Minwax Wipe On Poly urethane as the finish.

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Re: Nesting Tea Candle Holders

These look great. Well done @Wayne.


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Re: Nesting Tea Candle Holders

These look so good! Great addition to the Christmas table :smile:

Re: Nesting Tea Candle Holders

Look excellent
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Re: Nesting Tea Candle Holders

Thanks for joining in the discussion and making your first post @Jarrod02. I'm sure @Wayne appreciates the complement. Perhaps you could try making your own? I'm sure our helpful members like Wayne would be happy to help.


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