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Project by johan posted 06-30-2009 09:54 PM 2061 views 19 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been making business card holders as part of my products for the last 15 years and its always been in great demand.And a good way to use offcuts.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#1 posted 06-30-2009 09:59 PM

They are very attractive. They would make great gifts.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 06-30-2009 10:16 PM

good work !
really nice use of scraps ,
clean and well
thought out !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 07-01-2009 02:36 AM

I like each one of them. Clean designs …and functional!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Original Bentwood Rings -

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#4 posted 07-01-2009 02:57 AM

Hey Johan
Very cool card holders great design and figured woods.well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 07-01-2009 03:00 AM

As always, you boxes really inspire me. I like those beautiful woods too!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 07-01-2009 03:19 AM

Johan, I love the looks of these. Would you be willing to share your design or tell me where you got the plans for these?

Thanks for posting.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#7 posted 07-01-2009 07:49 AM

Thanks for comments.the top left is white alder,top right is candlewood and bottom are cape beech

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#8 posted 07-01-2009 09:06 AM

great project. i would like to attempt it as a gift for a friend starting his gym equipment business. the only thing i cant figure out. is there a latch to keep the bottom closed or how does it keep from falling open?

-- 20 year old new woodworker. advice and tools much appreciated.

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#9 posted 07-01-2009 07:53 PM

All these b/card boxes work on friction to keep them closed

-- Johan, South Africa,

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