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How to make a candle holder from pallet wood

Check out my other guide for instructions on how to dissemble a pallet

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From the pallet wood, I cut 2' strips of the 2x4

From the pallet wood, I cut 2' strips of the 2x4

The tea candle fits in a 1 3/4" Forstner bit

The tea candle fits in a 1 3/4" Forstner bit

On your drill press, set the depth to the height of the tea candle

On your drill press, set the depth to the height of the tea candle

I marked the center of the board, then the location of where I wanted to drill the holes

I marked the center of the board, then the location of where I wanted to drill the holes

Center hole first

Center hole first

Test fit

Test fit

Item clamped it in my vise to rout the edges

Item clamped it in my vise to rout the edges

I used a 1/4 round over bit

I used a 1/4 round over bit

Did a little light sanding

Did a little light sanding

Then stained it

  • Pallet wood
  • Forstner bits
  • Drill press
  • Stain