Published at Friday, November 30th 2018. by Janine French in Ceiling.
we are an upcycling ceiling, fanlights. Well, we're going to make them look pretty and we're going to use some wood and turn them into candle holders. Stick with me, cuz I'm going to show you how to do this. It's really easy! It's like 30 minutes. The only thing that you need is some ceiling fan lights. If you go to the thrift store, you can find them for maybe two dollars, I'm going to use 1 by 4 wood. Now you should know that 1 by 4 wood is not 4 inches. Okay, that's one of the little things they never tell you in woodworking. When you first get started you just you just have to kind of discover that on your own, it's actually 3 and 1/2. So this board is going to be fine because we're going to use a hole saw with a 2 and a quarter inch diameter, it's a little accessory.
That goes on to the front of your drill. Let's take the battery up and you know it's. It'S mainly known for when you're cutting holes, you know you're hanging a new door and you want to put a doorknob and you need to cut that doorknob hole. This is generally what you're going to use it for, but you know we're. Crafters were DIY, or so I've been using this to kind of cut out holes for other things. So today, of course, we're going to cut out this hole and use it for the ceiling fan, light to sit in there and make a candle holder. So, in order to attach this, it's just guys it's just really as simple as putting on putting in a drill bit. Okay, you loosen the Chuck, you slide it in there tighten it up, and this is the two and a quarter inch diameter hole, but they come in different sizes and then just tighten up the Chuck and make sure that's you know you can probably give it just A little pool make sure it's one they're tight and it is pop your battery in and now you're in business.
So let's get started with cutting some holes. I've already done one here, so I mark the center of this board. I know this is three and a half inches, so I think what is it like? Two one and gosh? What are my math one and three quarters? I believe, yeah one in three quarters, so I just measured a line here. I'm going to mark the center line and I'm going to put a little darker just so you can see it, but I'm just kind of marking the center line here and you can also use at a square. This works really nicely so now that I've marked this dot here on the other circle. The only thing I'm going to do is I'm going to take this point and just be very careful, of course, making sure I'm wearing eyeglasses I'm going to take this point of the center and put it right on that dot, just to make sure I'm right centering. My hole and then I'm just going to turn it on and very slowly it'll start to make the connection with the wood. And then you just have to hold on because it's gonna it's going to feel like it's going to get jammed up, but just keep going and it's going to take some time to actually cut through the whole thing. Because I mean this is three-quarters of an inch thick, so it's going to take some time just hold on clamp it down as much as you can and just keep letting this make some passes over the hole.
Now you can also use a jigsaw to cut these holes. I just prefer the hole saw because it's a nice clean hole. Jigsaws, you have to be really really exact and you see what you're doing is you're starting to cut out this circle. It does give you again make sure the batteries out, and it does give you some little notches in here, where you can just kind of force it out there you go, you have a two and a quarter inch hole, and you know you can probably upcycle these Into something cool, and if you look now, we have two holes here now. If you have a jigsaw, you can use a jigsaw to cut this, I'm going to use. My miter saw let it stop completely before lifting it up. So we've cut the top of our board. This is where our candle holders are going to be, but I want to add some sides to them and I don't have enough wood so because I'm using all described wood right, which is also so I have some pile of wood over here.
I'm going to look through and pretty much just finds them. What that I can make some sides for this, so it kind of sits on like a platform if you're not using scrap wood, if you go to like Home Depot or something to buy your wood, 1 1 by 4, like this and it'll be long enough that You could use this part to cut the three holes and then have the other part to put the sides I'm going to sand it down with some 220 grit sandpaper we're ready to assemble the side parts and we're going to need some wood glue. But we're also going to need our nailer to make sure the battery is not in the okay push this gray button release all right. You see those little ridges there. Those ridges are going to be facing the back, make sure you put them in this way, slide them up into place and then just push and you're loaded. This is one of the side pieces and it's going to go like that before we do that. We want to put a layer of wood glue, so just put a little layer on top of here make sure it's lined uphold it in place. Now I'm going to make sure that I'm not nailing right where the holes are because if you do that, it's going to come through to the other end, so just make sure you nail in the places where there are no holes.
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