"Good Wood By Jonathan"

Looking for a unique home accent or gift? Consider my son Jonathan's custom handmade tea light holders. Custom. Beautiful. Functional.Will fit any standard tea light. 

A note from Jonathan: 
Hello! My name is Jonathan Muenchinger and I am working on my carpentry and building a business to satisfy my creative interests and entrepreneurial spirit. All my life, I’ve grown up watching my father remodel and add onto our house, build decks and furniture, but with the additional hands-on experience I recently gained in Technology Careers at school, I was inspired to make a tea light holder for my mom as a gift for Mother’s Day.  It turned out so nice she knew people would be interested in buying them.

I am 12, in 7th grade, and a 4th generation woodworker.  My dad has a shop full of awesome tools and mad skills, as did his father and his father before him. Please help me continue the tradition so I have an excuse to play in the shop! I have lots of other ideas I want to explore for wooden gifts. Thanks very much for supporting my passion for making stuff, spending time with my dad while earning money, and keeping me busy.

Each is tea light holder is cut, measured and distressed with tools for a beautiful, worn finish.  Wood is then stained, sealed, and sealed again over three days to allow drying time.  

These holders are both timeless and on trend and look great with any d├ęcor. Perfect for dining, bath, living, man cave or outdoor spaces.   Crafted in Austin, TX.  These one-of-a-kind pieces make great gifts.  3 white unscented wax tea lights are included so your holder is ready to light and enjoy.

Lit candles are beautiful in rows, but can look "off "when not lined up or when spacing is uneven.   Set the tea lights in the holder and never worry about that again!

Add some tealights and boom, your bath is now a tranquil spa. :)

Our most popular finish so far has been the darker stain, which was Jonathan's original creation, but the new offering of natural stain has been a hit! This light stain shows off the grain wonderfully, looks great in a contemporary setting and really pops when you set it on a darker table top.

Dimensions: 3 1/2” x 8”

3 light holder-$20.   Shipping: US only at this time. Flat rate shipping 5.75. Order 2 or 3 at one time and still pay just the one flat rate of $5.75.

Comes in protective bubble wrap when shipped, or  tied with raffia and gift tag, ready for gift-giving.  
Jonathan also creates holders to customers specifications. We had requests for nine candle holders and they are just beautiful. Check with us about your needs and ideas for a price quote. Shipping will vary due to size and weight.

Paypal, cash and checks accepted. Please email mmuenchinger@grandecom.net with your order and address.  

Thanks for looking! One hundred percent of our customers have been thrilled with their purchase. Please help us spread the word if you know someone who might be interested.


  1. These are Wonderful!!! What else are you making??


  2. Beautiful, you are very talented.

  3. To be so young your work is so beautiful. What a great talent to have. I am going to ask the same question as above. What else to you make? By the time that you reach high school you should have a great business. Good Luck!


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