Shotgun shell candles

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Shotgun shell candles

Here’s a great starting project for the rugged, outdoorsy, he-man type who is secretly candle-curious. The fact that it’s made with shotgun shells makes up for any girliness that might otherwise accrue to candle-crafting. If you’re still feeling emasculated, try casting some beer bottle caps into the wax and/or mounting the finished candles on empty cans of SKOAL. From Instructables user Sunbanks.



I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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