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Design on a Dime design coordinator Charles Burbridge shares how to make copper tea light wall sconces.
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Design on a Dime design coordinator Charles Burbridge shares how to make copper tea light sconces.
1" square wood stripping
thin copper sheeting
hot glue gun
copper-topped fence-post caps
flat fence-post caps
post or decorative wall bracket
- Create indentations on the copper with a hammer; use an awl to punch holes for the light to filter through (figure C). Create the same pattern on each of the four sides.
- Paint the wood on the copper-topped fence-post cap black. Attach to the wood frame with hot glue (figure E).
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