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Elegant Candle Holders
Elegant Candle Holders

These elegant candle holders come in a variety of sizes and finishes. They are generally made from ash, which allows for the application of gold texture into the grain. Other timbers are possible, but may not lend themselves to a two-colour fi [...]

Tealight holders
Tealight holders

The picture shows the typical form of my tealight holders, but variations of this shape are possible. They are generally made from a blonde wood, either sycamore or monkeypuzzle (but could also be made from pine, holly, ash, or similar), have [...]

Tall candle holders
Tall candle holders

The elegant and tall candle holders are ideal for nice candlelit dinners. Since they solid wood, they do not topple over easily, and at the top is a small cup inserted to hold standard dinner candles. The open grain in the ash wood was brushe [...]

The Flame Within
The Flame Within

This candle holder was made for a competition, and it won first prize. The main body is made from monkeypuzzle, with a piece of spalted sycamore on the top to hold the candle cup. Within the hollowed twist is the "flame within", and insert mad [...]

Pair of tall candle holders
Pair of tall candle holders

I found a piece of ash in my wood store, it looked like it was another of those pieces I had fished out of a firewood pile. Nice, straight grain, but very rectangular. So I decided to cut it down the middle and make these candle holders. Clas [...]

Duo of candlesticks
Duo of candlesticks

I had my first boot full of wood from the Bissell Show Grounds, where owner Neville was even kind enough to use his small Suzuki jeep to haul the logs out of the woods. It was alder, which, as it turns out, is not an ideal wood for turning. Ho [...]

Trio of candlesticks
Trio of candlesticks

These three candlesticks are pretty much my first pieces. Well, there were a few that came before, but they are so bad that I would embarrassed to show them here. Laminated from indian maple, plum and mahonia, with a strictly geometric shape, [...]

Red Candlesticks
Red Candlesticks

Need some candlesticks for a romantic dinner? Look no further. These are made from one piece of wood, and therefore they show matching grain, even down to a small crack that is just about visible in the picture. The colour was difficult to ca [...]