Introduction: Copper Candle Shade

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The aim of this project was to find a piece of scrap and turn it into something useful or that had a new meaning. This could either be done by add or subtracting material form the original piece. The piece i chose to use was salvaged from the Slavation army yard sale that took place in Linden on 11 August 2012. The piece is a candle stove and could commonly be used for heating and possibly used for Fondue.

Step 1: What You Need

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To turn this candle stove into a candle shade there are a few materials that had to be added and adjusted. The copper top of the candle stove was used and the edges of two side were cut off. Next the planks of wood were cut into the correct size and shape

Step 2: Bending

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To get the required shape of the copper sheet it had to be bent in half to form a 90 degree angle. 

Step 3: Slits and Sticking

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Slits were then cut into the sides of the wooden pieces so that the copper sheet could fit into them. The two wooden pieces were then stuck together. 

Step 4:

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The wooden pieces simply slide into the bent copper sheet to form a shade for a candle.


jessyratfink (author)2012-09-17

That looks so pretty! You might want to switch out the main image to showcase the finished project, I bet you'll get lots of views that way!

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