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Easy DIY menorah

Shine a light with this easy-to-make industrial-chic DIY menorah.

By Amy Valm

Easy DIY menorah

Make a menorah

Shine a light

Celebrate Hanukkah with an industrial-chic menorah.

Tip: Take one of your candles to the store when purchasing hex nuts to ensure proper fit.

Easy DIY menorahPhoto: Tony Lanz

Supplies

You’ll need: latex gloves, Gorilla Glue, 2 large door hinges, 9 washers, 10 copper tube end caps, 9 hex nuts and 9 candles.

Easy DIY menorahPhoto: Tony Lanz

Step 1

Wearing gloves, glue each hinge closed, and then glue the two hinges together end to end to form the base.

Easy DIY menorahPhoto: Tony Lanz

Step 2

Arrange and glue washers on the hinges. Affix the tube end caps on top, doubling up on the centre shamash candle holder. 

Easy DIY menorahPhoto: Tony Lanz

Step 3

Dot one flat side of each hex nut with glue, and then drop one in each tube. Add candles. Happy Hanukkah!

Easy DIY menorahPhoto: Tony Lanz

This article was originally published on Nov 11, 2015
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