Aluminum Christmas Tree Candle Holder

Joe Garritano

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Joe Garritano

General Information

1/8" aluminum with Christmas tree carving, backed by Inventables light diffusing acrylic. Long screws serve as the stand and hold the acrylic to the aluminum.

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Material Description Price
Aluminum Sheet 6061

Aluminum Sheet 6061

Dimensions: 12 in × 12 in, Form: Sheet, Material: Aluminum, Thickness: .125 in

$12.99

Button Head Cap Screw

Button Head Cap Screw (×2)

Finish: Black, Length: 35mm, Pitch: 0.8mm, Quantity: 10, Type: Screw, Screw Type: Button Head, Thread Size: M5

$8.98

Button Head Cap Screw

Button Head Cap Screw (×2)

Finish: Black, Length: 10mm, Pitch: 0.8mm, Quantity: 10, Type: Screw, Screw Type: Button Head, Thread Size: M5

$5.98

Red Acrylic Sheet

Red Acrylic Sheet

Dimensions: 12 in × 24 in, Thickness: 1/8 in, Opacity: Opaque, Color: Red, Surface Finish: Glossy, Cut Tolerance: +/- 1/8 in, Thickness Tolerance: +/- 8%

$11.49

$39.44
from Inventables

1

Carve the Aluminum

I included a DXF file along with a Vectric, .CRV file.

2

Sand Three Times

I used 60 grit, then 220 grit then 400 grit (wet sanding).

3

Drill.

Put holes in each corner about .5" away from the edges. Use the longer screws for the bottom and they serve as a stand.