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How to make a mini candleholder

Make a Mini Candleholder

5
STEPS
TOOLS
Collect your tools

Collect your tools

Measure a square for your dish

Measure a square for your dish

Cut the sheet metal into your square

Cut the sheet metal into your square

Measure on the diagonal to find the centre

Measure on the diagonal to find the centre

Put a centre punch in the middle

Put a centre punch in the middle

Use the compass to measure a perfect circle for you dish

Use the compass to measure a perfect circle for you dish

Use tin snips to cut your circle

Use tin snips to cut your circle

File your dish to get rid of any sharp bits, hold it in a vise

File your dish to get rid of any sharp bits, hold it in a vise

Drill a hole through the centre

Drill a hole through the centre

Use your tinmans mallet to mole your dish

Use your tinmans mallet to mole your dish

You have finished your dish!

You have finished your dish!

File the ends of your flat bar

File the ends of your flat bar

Bend your flat bar into a scroll template

Bend your flat bar into a scroll template

Bend it until you have a little handle shape, If you bend it too far your dish won't fit and it won't work

Bend it until you have a little handle shape, If you bend it too far your dish won't fit and it won't work

Make sure you have it no bigger or around the size of this one

Make sure you have it no bigger or around the size of this one

Measure diagonal to find the centre

Measure diagonal to find the centre

Measure 2.5 to make a bend

Measure 2.5 to make a bend

Drill through the centre of your flat bar

Drill through the centre of your flat bar

Bend the edges of your stand using a ballbein hammer

Bend the edges of your stand using a ballbein hammer

Put your pop rivet in place

Put your pop rivet in place

Use the pop rivet gun to pop rivet your candle holder in place

Use the pop rivet gun to pop rivet your candle holder in place

Now you have a mini candle holder!

  • 1.0 Scriber
  • 1.0 Square
  • 1.0 Metal ruler
  • 1.0 Centre punch
  • 1.0 Ballbein hammer
  • 1.0 Hacksaw
  • 1.0 Vice
  • 1.0 Drill bit
  • 1.0 Gilotine
  • 1.0 Divider
  • 1.0 Tin snips
  • 1.0 File
  • 1.0 Pop rivet gun
  • 1.0 Tin mans mallet
  • 1.0 Sheet metal
  • 1.0 Flat bar