Business card and Brochure Holder

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Project by cstrang posted 04-08-2010 09:01 PM 6914 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well this all started out as a Blackberry holder for my desk, after making the larger fixture I thought it was a bit too big for a phone so now it is a brochure holder lol. I had some more scrap left from the original scrap I had started with (last picture) so I decided to make a business card holder to match. It is a bit hard to notice from the pictures but all the pieces are cut at an 18 degree angle to keep it from just being a square box. The three woods selected are walnut, cherry and ash. I cut out the shapes, layed them out and glued them togther… true to the name of the challenge, the only thing new is the glue!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 04-08-2010 10:25 PM

Very nice: Good luck.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 04-08-2010 10:38 PM

This is something that a lot of folks would like.. I am sure.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 04-08-2010 10:52 PM

I was thinking of making a business card holder too. For my boss. Maybe score a few extra points. Nice job.

-- Matt -

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#4 posted 04-08-2010 11:21 PM

I really like the matching set – well done

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 04-08-2010 11:59 PM

Simple , clean design….I like them : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 04-09-2010 01:05 AM

What a great way to show your talents!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 04-09-2010 02:00 AM

I tried the same thing recently. I haven’t burned it yet, but that doesn’t mean I won’t. Yours looks great!

-- We are all just one moment of arrogance away from disaster

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#8 posted 04-09-2010 02:09 AM

I make these every couple of weeks at my job out of acrylic, but these here made from wood look so much better! ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#9 posted 04-09-2010 06:52 AM

Fantastic scrap project. Nice useful item every woodworker should have on their desk.

Keep it up.

Good luck in the contest.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#10 posted 04-09-2010 03:02 PM

What a coincidence! I just made 3 of card holders today, and posted them a while ago… Walnut and ash is also the same! I wanna try your version someday too!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#11 posted 04-09-2010 05:50 PM

Nice and good for business. Nice to be able to tell a client that you built everything yourself right down to the card holder.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#12 posted 04-09-2010 06:47 PM

A very nice design, & well crafted.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 04-10-2010 03:57 PM

Nice work!

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