I already made ash tray with beer can but this time, I wanted to make something for non-smokers and also for this Christmas season. I actually imaged chrismas ornament to make this. Eventhough This candle holder needs little more time and skills than ash tray, it will be nice home decoration and also hearty small gift.
Step 1: All You Need
•Tall pop can(any kind of cans are good)
I choose Dr. Pepper big size can because of the red color to make it look like a Christmas ornament. Some kinds of green can will also be nice too.
Step 2: Cut Off the Top Part
Make a hole with can opener, and switch to Seissors.
From here, BE CAREFUL NOT TO CUT YOURSELF with can's edge.
Step 3: Make Guidelines
By folding can's edge 4 times, make 8 guidelines for next step.
Step 4: Start Cutting
Using the guidelines you already made, cut from top to the very bottom.
You are going to have 8 strips.
Step 5: Cut All the 8 Strips in Half
You are going to have 16 strips here.
Step 6: Cut All The16 Strips in Half
You are going to have 32 strips by this time.
Step 7: One More Round!
Cut all the 32 strips in half . This takes some time and each strip gets very thin so don't be hurry and finish this step carefully.
You finally have 64 strips.
Step 8: Cut 12 Strips Off.
This parts gonna be a window for candles.
And don't throw away those 12 strips. You're going to use them later.
This part looks exactly like my hair style..
Step 9: Fold the Rest Strips Down
Like in these picture.
Step 10: Fold Short 12 Srips to Apposite Side
It's gonna be like this picture.
Step 11: Tie 52 Strips
With one individual strip out of 12.
Insert the edge of the strip into the batch so that it won't get loose.
Step 12: Attach 10 Strips to 1.
Take 3 or 4 strips together and attach to the last strip(base strip) like in these picture.
Step 13: Attach 11 Strips on Top
Just like you did on step11, insert the edge of the base strip to stop getting loose.
Step 14: Fold Some Sticking Out Strips
to make the top part stable.
Step 15: Roll 10 Strips and Finish!
Step 16: Put a Candle Inside and Try Out.
I found it creates very beautiful shade:-)
Since I don't use any burnable material, you can use this candle holder safely. However, please read important caution below before start using this candle holder.
•Do not use any kind of glue to make this candle holder they might get burnt and might cause some trouble.
•Please use only small tea light candles.
•Please make sure there aren't any burnable thing near around the candle holder.
•Do not touch top part while its burning coz it gets very hot.
•Please always hold bottom part or blow candle before you move.
Thank you for reading my Instructable till the end.