Posts Tagged ‘Beech’

Out with the Old? Thankfully, Not Yet.

May 14th, 2010 by
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Ten years ago, our family moved from the Minnesota to central Ohio. We had young kids, I was transitioning from a 9 to 5 publishing job to full-time freelancing and let’s just say, the budget was really strapped. I needed a workbench for cheap. I also didn’t have a lot of time to build it. So, I tabled those dreams of a fancy bench and drove to Lowe’s to buy my bench supplies. That amounted to a pile of 2x4s, two sheets of 3/4-in. MDF and a piece of subflooring. Oh, and some casters. I didn’t even have a clear plan for what the final bench would be, just a bigtime need.

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Turned Candle Holders

April 15th, 2010 by
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This image comes all the way from Norway, and features some great wood selection.

This 3 tealight holders (candle holders) are made in segmented techinque. They are made from this materials; Beech (light), Jatoba (brown) and African Wenge (black). The measurement of the tealights are from 100 mm to 120 mm in diameter, 70 mm in hightand each of them consist of 85 segments.

Oistein Jensen
Austevoll, Norway

Check out some of Oistein Jensen’s other work on his website, and click here to send in some of your own projects.

Matt Becker
Internet Production Coordinator

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