Get it done – Ostrich egg Candle Holder

Shopping List

  • 3 Ostrich eggs
  • 3 tea candles
  • Meranti wood block 200mm x 560mm
  • Teak oil (red)
  • Paint brushes and cloths

Tool List

  • POF 1400 with straight bit and round over bit
  • PSR 18V cordless drill with holes saw +/- 70mm
  • PSM 160 sander
  • Dremel 4000 and various diamond bits and discs

STEPS

Eggs

  1. Draw pattern on eggs
  2. Cut out for the candle
  3. Carve out shape on egg
  4. Wash eggs
  5. Leave to dry

Base

  1. Router out step in base
  2. Drill with hole saw where eggs must go
  3. Router out recess inside these holes
  4. Sand base smooth
  5. Oil base and leave to dry.