Hand Plane Business Card Holders

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Project by RussInMichigan posted 12-17-2014 06:04 AM 1856 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A matched pair of business card holders for a matched pair of brothers.

The basic design comes from the John Wilson book titled “Making Wood Tools”.

The woods are walnut for the body and birdseye maple for the sides. The “blade” is tombstone shaped and made from 3/16” aluminum. The wedge retainer pin is 1/4” brass and the wedge is bloodwood with a 9 degree slope.

Have a great day Lumberjocks.

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#1 posted 12-17-2014 06:55 AM

Very clever, well done!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 12-17-2014 01:40 PM

Cool, Russ. It looks like you could just slip a blade in there and go to town!!

Nice going…..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 12-17-2014 01:41 PM

Very cool and creative.


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#4 posted 12-17-2014 02:43 PM

Those are so cool, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#5 posted 12-18-2014 12:16 AM

Unique design for card holders—cool!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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