This tutorial for rustic log candlesticks costs virtually nothing to make, and takes about 1 hour for nine pretty candlesticks.
We have a couple of wood piles from trees that were cut down on the property. I tried to pick out the nicest looking round logs that were on the thinner side.
Using a 1-1/2-Inch Spade Drill Bit which we did buy at the hardware store, we drilled out the center, enough to fit a standard tealight.
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