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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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#1 posted 05-29-2010 02:20 AM
pretty fancy card holder well done.
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#2 posted 05-29-2010 02:31 AM
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.
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#3 posted 05-29-2010 02:57 AM
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#4 posted 05-29-2010 03:03 AM
Very nice, the contrasts in the wood really set it off.
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#5 posted 05-29-2010 03:03 AM
Thanks Jim. It is actually full maple for the back with an angled piece of mahogany glued inside. Thanks again for the compliment.
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#6 posted 05-29-2010 03:07 AM
Beautiful, I always like the use of maple and a dark wood
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#7 posted 05-29-2010 03:23 AM
Nice work. I like the contrast of woods.
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#8 posted 05-29-2010 03:45 AM
Very fancy card holder well done.
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#9 posted 05-29-2010 04:21 AM
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#10 posted 05-29-2010 04:44 AM
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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#11 posted 05-29-2010 07:39 PM
I like the contrast of woods.
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#12 posted 05-30-2010 04:56 AM
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
#13 posted 05-30-2010 05:41 AM
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.
Joe O' Woodshop
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#14 posted 06-12-2010 02:15 AM
That is beautiful!
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#15 posted 10-21-2011 04:29 AM
Nice card holder…the wood combo and fingerjoints set it apart from the crowd : )
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