Weekend Project This Is The Perfect Project To Introduce Yourself To Adding Texture To Wood
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Build a Textured Tealight Holder Photos by Rob Brown The simple overall shape of the project, combined with the unadorned surfaces, allows you to add texture in a way that interests you.It can be tiny pin-holes covering the surface, cross-hatching with a sharp knife or, as I chose, a series of grooves made with a carving gouge.
It's a good idea to practice on some scrap wood first.Any wood that is nice to carve is a great choice for this project.Maple, cherry and walnut are all good options, but I went with mahogany, which is also very satisfying to work with these hand tools.
Though you can select a figured piece, it may get lost, or at least be unnecessary, if you add a lot of texture.While you're out picking up wood, grab a package of tea lights so you can make sure they fit in the holes you drill.
The two long, straight sides, which meet with slightly curved ends, are what I thought looked nice, but feel free to play around with some different shapes to come up with something you like.Break out the Small BlankDress the blank to 13" x 3 1/2" x 1" thick.