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I have made around 20 of these in various forms, I have used branches with smaller branch stubs on and trimmed to about 20mm and smoothed them to leav...
Suitable branch wood. Saw - the finer cut the better = less sanding. Drill and bit. - Forstner better but a spade bit would do. (an auger would make a...
One with an interesting bark - Cherry is a nice example or Maple, as I'm using here. Some types of green wood can be used but it will usually shrink a...
Cut a piece around 50 - 75mm long from a branch 70 - 90mm thick, keeping the the base straight and level.
Drill a 40mm hole in the top approx 15 - 20mm deep depending on the depth of your T-lite, a T-lite candle is almost 40mm in diameter, so I have used a...
Using a sharp knife, cut a chamfer around each edge to trim.
Sand the bottom progressively using rough, medium then fine sandpaper, although the finish isn't too important here, then sand the top giving it a fin...
If required give the piece a coat or two of wax or oil and allow to dry completely.
Insert a T-lite, ignite, stand back, and admire. Thanks for taking the time to follow this.
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