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Project by stevenmadden posted 1505 days ago 2133 views 18 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a business card holder that I made for my Father-in-Law. It is made from maple and mahogany with a 1/4” baltic birch plywood bottom. Finished with General Finishes Seal-a-Cell and 4 coats Arm-r-Seal.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1505 days ago

pretty fancy card holder well done.

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#2 posted 1505 days ago

Very nice card holder. I like the way you used the strip of maple across the top of the back – gives the box a balanced look. Nice choice of woods, they complement each other very well.

Jim

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#3 posted 1505 days ago

Nice holder

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#4 posted 1505 days ago

Very nice, the contrasts in the wood really set it off.

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stevenmadden

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#5 posted 1505 days ago

Thanks Jim. It is actually full maple for the back with an angled piece of mahogany glued inside. Thanks again for the compliment.

Steve

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deeman

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#6 posted 1505 days ago

Beautiful, I always like the use of maple and a dark wood

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MShort

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#7 posted 1505 days ago

Nice work. I like the contrast of woods.

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GMman

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#8 posted 1505 days ago

Very fancy card holder well done.

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NormG

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#9 posted 1505 days ago

Well done

-- Norman

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 1505 days ago

That is a sweet card holder!! Thanks for sharing. I loved the color contrast on the finger joints. Real nice touch!!

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

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lazar

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#11 posted 1504 days ago

I like the contrast of woods.

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mpmitche

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#12 posted 1504 days ago

It is very nice, I’d love to have it on my desk. Are the sides and front 1/4” as well?

-- Mike, Western New York

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stevenmadden

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#13 posted 1504 days ago

Hi Mike,

No, the sides are 3/8” thick with a 1/4” finger joint. I prefer a 3:2 ratio for thickness of sides to finger joints, it seems to be the most pleasing to my eye. Thank you for the comment.

Steve

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#14 posted 1491 days ago

That is beautiful!

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#15 posted 995 days ago

Nice card holder…the wood combo and fingerjoints set it apart from the crowd : )

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