How to Make Birch Wood Candle Holders

Natural DIY birch wood candle holders

  • Difficulty


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

You need
  • Bosch Drill
  • 3/4" Spade Drill Bit
  • Birch Wood Logs
  • Tea Light Candles
L: Length, W: Width, H: Height, D: Diameter

Step By Step Instructions

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Step 1

Cutting Birch wood using a Dremel Circular Saw

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

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Step 2

Drilling a hole into a birch wood log

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

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Step 3

Cleaning hole in birch wood log with a Dremel 3000 and 114 high speed cutting bit.

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.

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Step 4

Placing a candle into a birch wood log candle holder.

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


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.