How to Make a Candleholder

This is how to make a candleholder, I hope you enjoyed it!

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How to Make a Candleholder
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For this candleholder, I am using a 8 cm wide sheet metal.

For this candleholder, I am using a 8 cm wide sheet metal.

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Now you have to make a mark on 8 cm to make a perfect square using a scribe and a ruler.

Now you have to make a mark on 8 cm to make a perfect square using a scribe and a ruler.

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Make a horizontal mark.

Make a horizontal mark.

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Use a guillotine to cut through the horizontal line.

Use a guillotine to cut through the horizontal line.

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Make two diagonal lines from corner to corner.

Make two diagonal lines from corner to corner.

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Use a metal hammer and a centre punch to mark where the lines meet.

Use a metal hammer and a centre punch to mark where the lines meet.

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drill press a hole where the mark was made with the centre punch.

drill press a hole where the mark was made with the centre punch.

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Use a file to file the hole you just made to prevent getting cut with the other metal filings.

Use a file to file the hole you just made to prevent getting cut with the other metal filings.

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Use a compass to mark a perfect circle.

Use a compass to mark a perfect circle.

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Use tin snips to cut through the circle you made.

Use tin snips to cut through the circle you made.

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After cutting the whole circle, file the pointy edges of the circle.

After cutting the whole circle, file the pointy edges of the circle.

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Use a Hollowing block to shape your dish using a tinmans mallet.

Use a Hollowing block to shape your dish using a tinmans mallet.

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After the dish is shaped, sand the dish.

After the dish is shaped, sand the dish.

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Do as many dishes as needed. I will need four. Two upside down for feet and two for the candles.

Do as many dishes as needed. I will need four. Two upside down for feet and two for the candles.

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Now, we will move on to flatbar, first measure the amount you want.

Now, we will move on to flatbar, first measure the amount you want.

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Use a hack saw to cut where you made a mark before

Use a hack saw to cut where you made a mark before

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File the cuts made before.

File the cuts made before.

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Hold a scroll plate on a vice and follow the path through the shape of the plate.

Hold a scroll plate on a vice and follow the path through the shape of the plate.

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Do the same on the other end

Do the same on the other end

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For my design, I will need to bend through the middle of the bar, so you will have to measure the middle.

For my design, I will need to bend through the middle of the bar, so you will have to measure the middle.

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After finishing the large flatbar, bend the other smaller one and shape it.

After finishing the large flatbar, bend the other smaller one and shape it.

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Mark the part where they meet with a scribe.

Mark the part where they meet with a scribe.

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Drill the mark made. Using a 3.5 mm drill bit

Drill the mark made. Using a 3.5 mm drill bit

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On the large flatbar, same as you made a mark on the small one where they meet, do a mark.

On the large flatbar, same as you made a mark on the small one where they meet, do a mark.

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Drill it.

Drill it.

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Do the same on the other side.

Do the same on the other side.

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Use a centre punch to mark where you want your upside down dishes

Use a centre punch to mark where you want your upside down dishes

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Drill it

Drill it

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Make sure the holes meet up.

Make sure the holes meet up.

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Sand both flatbars to make it look better.

Sand both flatbars to make it look better.

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Now, working from the feet up, pop rivet the bottom plates that work as feet.

Now, working from the feet up, pop rivet the bottom plates that work as feet.

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The same on the other side.

The same on the other side.

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Now you will pop rivet the two flatbars together.

Now you will pop rivet the two flatbars together.

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This are the two flatbars pop riveted together

This are the two flatbars pop riveted together

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This is the end product.

This is the end product.

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