The biggest part I had to keep tweaking was the spindle. In normal Weinachtpyramides, there is a glass bead that the brass bar spins on. I had bought a bunch of tinker toy style cogs and dowels and wanted to use those. So, I ended up crafting a special way to be able to hold a finishing nail to the deck, then hold it to the dowel.
My current design uses simple votive candles. However, I am making some additional pieces to be able to hold the standard taper candles that are used in Germany.
Here is my final design for the weihnachtspyramide. It uses a tinker toy dowels and cog with a finishing nail as the spindle as well as 2 ...
The next decoration I started working on is a Schwibbogen (German Candle Arch). I had to read about what these are as I had never seen one b...