This is a fast and easy DIY candle holder that adds height and light to your tablescape.
You can see more of my diy holiday style including ornaments and a wood tree stand cover here.
And if you’re into working with wood like me how about these diy wood stars? It requires a wedge jig but once you’ve got the jig set these stars come together fast.
Today’s tutorial is how to make copper and wood candle holders using wood scraps.
How to Build Copper and Wood Candle Holders
- 1×4 wood scraps cut into 3 1/2″ lengths
- 2″ copper coupling
- glass votive holders & tea light candles
- 2″ hole saw bit
- wood glue
- finish nailer
- measuring tape
Step 1: Find the center of your square wood block and mark with an x.
Step 2: Using the hole saw bit make the 2″ hole in the wood square. Sand any rough edges.
Step 3: Build the candle holder upsidedown. Start with the wood piece with the hole, apply wood glue on the bottom then stack the next piece of wood at a slight angle. To secure use finish nails.
Step 4: Keep stacking wood pieces until you’ve reached your desired height (or run out of wood scraps).
Step 5: Insert copper coupling into hole and tap gently in place with hammer.
Add your glass votive candle and you’re ready for the holidays!
A simply DIY holiday project that makes great use of all those wood scraps you have lying around.