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  1. #1 M̶a̶r̶c̶h̶ April Make & Take PVC Pillar Candles 
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    Sunday, March 18th, 10AM
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    PVC Pillar Candles

    (more info coming soon, we're working on the details)
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    Sorry for the delay.

    If you are interested in attending this Make & Take, please reply to this thread.

    We have enough materials for 10 builds.

    There will be no cost for this one!

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    This month's Make & Take is on hold. We have some scheduling conflicts we are attempting to resolve.

    Stay tuned!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Chicken View Post
    This month's Make & Take is on hold. We have some scheduling conflicts we are attempting to resolve.

    Stay tuned!
    We will move this make and take to April 15.
    Unless someone chooses to volunteer to lead a build at their place, we wil lnot be meeting in March.
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    Wow. 12 tealight candles - perfect for the upcoming make and take - with a remote! Now that's a win!
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    I'm hoping to make it to the April 15th Make and Take and see what everyone comes up with for the candle build. I recently made some using toilet paper roll tubes and wanted to share my experience. First, I used scissors to cut around one end to give more random look. Then, placed two strips of masking tape in the opening to make a cradle of the approximate depth of the LED Tea Lights.
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    Next, I used the mini glue stick gun to apply drips starting with a blob where the drip would end and running a stream up to the top. After repeating this for all sides, I applied melted glue around the inside and outside of the rim.
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    After allowing the melted glue to solidify, I removed any small spider web strands of glue and brushed on a black acrylic paint. I also painted around the LED base.
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    After letting the black paint dry for a couple of minutes, I lightly went back over the drips with a highlight color. The LED Tea Lights I used were the flameless flicker amber variety and were found on Ebay for under $8 for 24 pieces shipped. For this size tube, I was able to do about one candle per glue stick. Goodwill always seems to have an assortment of inexpensive candle holders available to finish the display.
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    Nice end result, Mike!
    I hope you can make it to the meetup. It's been a minute since I saw you.
    I was just thinking about reaching out to you about leading one yourself!
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    I'm hoping to make it to the April 15th Make and Take and see what everyone comes up with for the candle build. I recently made some using toilet paper roll tubes and wanted to share my experience.
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    Please reply to this thread if you plan on attending April 15th.

    We have 9 spots left!


    This will be for the pvc candle build.
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    Please put Kim and Rudy Rudolph on the attendee list for PVC candle build on April 15. See you there!
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    I plan to be there. Thanks! -Mike
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