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Someone liked the card holder I made for myself, so they asked for one. Made from one peice of cherry, with bubunga sides and accents.
-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.
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#1 posted 04-01-2010 06:53 PM
Awesome, I was starting to wonder how big the thing was till I clicked on one with the card in it.
-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.
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#2 posted 04-01-2010 06:56 PM
That’s really neat. Forgive me if this is a dumb question, but did you use a scroll saw?
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#3 posted 04-01-2010 07:06 PM
I thought there had to be a trick because that would be HEAVY if it was full size.
Nice work and a neat idea.
-- Jason - Colorado Springs
#4 posted 04-01-2010 07:08 PM
I did use a scroll saw for the sides and cut the cherry center on an angle then chiesled out the space for the cards.
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#5 posted 04-01-2010 07:14 PM
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#6 posted 04-01-2010 07:51 PM
The design is incredibly clever. I do so like clever. Well done.
-- Brian Meeks, http://extremelyaverage.com
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#7 posted 04-01-2010 08:42 PM
I like it too. I was beginning to think this was an April fools joke.
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#8 posted 04-01-2010 09:10 PM
-- Paul , Calfornia
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#9 posted 04-01-2010 09:47 PM
How do you produce stock that thin? Milling will forever be an uphill battle for me.
-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--
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#10 posted 04-02-2010 02:18 PM
I really like the design. It is something different. Craftsmanship is great.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#11 posted 04-20-2010 09:06 PM
I made a blog post today about bubinga, and thought your project would be nice to include. So I’ve linked back to your project page here. Hope that’s okay.
-- Woodworkers Source: Marketing Manager
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#12 posted 04-27-2010 01:31 AM
I second the pew thought : ) Very nice indeed ! Added to my favorites for future reference : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
#13 posted 04-27-2010 06:59 AM
I can see what you mean about the pew. When I was growing up there were benches in town that had sides made of cement and that’s what I patterned my bench after. Come to think of it, they were probably bus stop benches.
#14 posted 04-27-2010 12:10 PM
Now that you mention it , I also remember the cement style : )...LOL
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#15 posted 02-10-2012 12:34 AM
Very cool! May I ask what finish you used?
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