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Birch Wood Candle Holders

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SKILL LEVEL

Create some natural candle holders for your living room out of birch wood and a Dremel rotary tool.

by Dremel ®

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

TOOL

3000 Variable Speed Rotary Tool

Model # 3000

ACCESSORY

US500-01 4” Carbide Wood Cutting Wheel

Model # US500-01

ACCESSORY

112 Engraving Cutter

Model # 112

ACCESSORY

A577 Detailer’s Grip Attachment

Model # A577

Materials

  • 1

    Birch Wood Logs
  • 1

    Bosch Drill
  • 1

    Spade Bit
  • 1

    Tea Light Candles

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Begin by cutting the birch logs with the Dremel Ultra-Saw™ and wood cutting wheel into the desired quantities and length you prefer.

STEP 2

Step 2

Then, using a drill and spade bit, bore a cavity into the end of each log to hold the tea light candle.

STEP 3

Step 3

After you drill the hole into the logs, clean out the hollow with the Dremel 3000 on high speed and the 114 high speed cutter bit. Use the side of the cutter bit rather than the tip for effective cutting. Add the Dremel Detailer’s Grip for more control while cleaning out the hollow.

STEP 4

Step 4

Insert a tea light into each of the divots cut into the birch wood holders and ensure they sit in the holders securely.

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