At this point, I think you all know how much I love copper. I find copper piping one of the easiest & best craft supplies. I’ve been wanting to make some fun candlesticks with copper pipes for some time now and just needed some inspiration. I found inspiration in these little wooden blocks I found at Hobby Lobby. Perfect. I love the copper & wood combo as you can probably tell by these copper shelves I made. This project is super simple and I loved how these DIY Copper and Wood Block Candlesticks turned out.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 1/4″ wooden cubes $3.99 for 8 (you only need 2)
- 3/4″ copper pressure slip coupling $1.80 each, you’ll need 2
- Martha Stewart Acrylic Satin Paint in Wet Cement (or any gray color) $2.12
- 1″ painter’s tape $3.41
- Loctite super glue (or any heavy duty glue) $3.49
- 1″ foam brush
- 3/4″ tapered candlesticks of your choosing
- Use the painters tape to tape off half of the wooden cubes.
- Use your foam brush to paint the un-taped portion of the block gray. You will probably need to do 2-3 coats. I did 3 to be safe. Let dry overnight.
- The Loctite glue is great because it has a very fine tip. Carefully squeeze out the glue onto one side of the copper coupling. Press down on the wooden block on the side that does not have the gray paint. Don’t move it and let dry overnight.
- Carefully place tapered candles into the copper couplings & you’re done! So easy!