LumberJocks

Wood Veneer Business Cards With My Bandsaw

  • Advertise with us
Project by Steve Preslar posted 01-15-2017 07:07 PM 2768 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Wood Veneer Business Cards With My Bandsaw
Wood Veneer Business Cards With My Bandsaw No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Wanted to try cutting my own veneers to print my business cards on. They aren’t exact size but I’m happy with the outcome. I leave a natural edge when I print on cedar and of course they smell great. Softer woods work extremely well, hardwoods brake apart.

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin





15 comments so far

View Northwest29's profile

Northwest29

1661 posts in 2691 days


#1 posted 01-15-2017 07:23 PM

Great idea. Did you rubber stamp them?

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

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#2 posted 01-15-2017 07:26 PM

No, I used a standard top feed printer. And thank you

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

View becikeja's profile (online now)

becikeja

948 posts in 3014 days


#3 posted 01-15-2017 08:02 PM

How do you keep them form splitting over time when you hand them out?

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

View majuvla's profile (online now)

majuvla

13372 posts in 3068 days


#4 posted 01-15-2017 08:17 PM

Nice work, but, how you printed them?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View htl's profile

htl

4230 posts in 1360 days


#5 posted 01-15-2017 09:14 PM

Nice project!
I would think gluing some nice cloth or felt to the back would work nicely.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#6 posted 01-15-2017 09:17 PM

I mainly use poplar and cedar because they are so soft and living in Florida’s humidity also helps. If they get to brittle I just lay them face down and cover them with a damp cloth.

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

View leafherder's profile

leafherder

1596 posts in 2153 days


#7 posted 01-15-2017 10:58 PM

Aren’t you just trading paper cuts for splinters? LOL

But seriously – a great way to advertise your business and demonstrate your skill. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#8 posted 01-15-2017 11:38 PM

The felt is a great idea, thank you! And yes, paper cuts for splinters, but in the end it’s all wood, lol

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

View WimP's profile

WimP

16 posts in 847 days


#9 posted 01-16-2017 03:51 PM

Man this is absolutely brilliant! I love love love this!
(read: I’m gonna do it too)

-- An undefined problem has an infinite number of solutions ~Robert A. Humphrey

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

17594 posts in 3390 days


#10 posted 01-16-2017 04:17 PM

Love it great job and idea

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#11 posted 01-16-2017 05:09 PM

Wow!, Thank you everyone!!

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

View ravensrock's profile

ravensrock

497 posts in 1843 days


#12 posted 01-16-2017 09:12 PM

Very cool!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#13 posted 01-17-2017 02:30 AM

Thank you!

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

View jbay's profile

jbay

2879 posts in 1100 days


#14 posted 01-17-2017 03:08 AM

Sorry then!
That’s what I get for sharing

View Steve Preslar's profile

Steve Preslar

201 posts in 736 days


#15 posted 01-17-2017 03:10 AM

Mine work just fine, about as thick as an envelope and feeds through my printer just like paper. I’ve had no problem with durability using soft wood, and I didn’t have to by any materials, just what I have in the shop.

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com