Greeting card display board

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 12-03-2011 02:12 AM 2440 reads 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to come up with a way of displaying greeting cards this year, rather than taping them to the wall. Here's a PDF if you'd like a few templates to cut out.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 12-03-2011 02:25 AM

Very cool.. fabuloso

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#2 posted 12-03-2011 02:29 AM

Could have done without the cheery Christmas song in the background… now it’s stuck in my head…

Love the videos! I never miss one!

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#3 posted 12-03-2011 02:38 AM

HO ho h o !!

COOL display panel!!

Thank you!

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 03:18 AM

At 3:55, are you pulling the material toward you as you cut out the H? Personal preference, or…?

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#5 posted 12-03-2011 03:38 AM

Very nice. That is a great idea so you don’t have a bunch of cards floating around the house.

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#6 posted 12-03-2011 04:24 AM

Another great project and video, Steve! I was glad to see you giving that scroll saw a little bit of a work out! I liked the music, too. I haven’t played Christmas music yet but I think that this weekend I will start.

I really love your projects. They are fun and cute and not too difficult for any level of woodworker. Thanks again for a wonderful presentation!

Sheila :)

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#7 posted 12-03-2011 04:51 AM

Great project, Steve.. well made. I always enjoy your videos. Merry Christmas to you and your family as well.


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#8 posted 12-03-2011 04:59 AM

JJohnston: I was using a spiral blade in my saw. I recently discovered the wonders of being able to move work pieces in all directions! But the blades seem to break really easily.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#9 posted 12-03-2011 05:03 AM

I like this one as well as the clown toothpick holder. And yes I watched the toothpick holder video. Steve I might have to whip up one of those for the wife. Great job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#10 posted 12-03-2011 05:14 AM

Haha! OMG…the clown toothpick holder. That does go back a ways! That was one of those projects I’d like to rewind.

This one really is a quick project. I actually started building it yesterday afternoon. I didn’t think I was going to have a video for this week, until I started playing around with that scrap of metal.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#11 posted 12-03-2011 05:48 AM

Don’t rewind. It was animated like a jack in the box. That would keep my grandson memorized four hours. Ma-bee three..:0

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#12 posted 12-03-2011 10:20 AM

Hi Steve.

You did it again! Congrats!

I’d make one for casa tiny, but we have a tradition that’s older than me here, namely a cord or two stretched across the top of the living room window and hanging them by the fold. Easy, doesn’t leave tape residue and it makes a colorful display.

Have a wonderful safe holiday.

your little Canuck buddy

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#13 posted 12-03-2011 01:53 PM

Hey Steve, I love your work, you’ve got a great imagination. And so simple too.

Great job,


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#14 posted 12-03-2011 02:50 PM

gr8 way to get into the spirit. nice project. nice letter scrolling also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#15 posted 12-03-2011 08:09 PM

Hello Steve

Another beautiful video and another new challenge

From where come all your ideas ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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