Business card holders

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Project by BB1 posted 12-28-2017 03:49 PM 467 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted to make a business card holder as a thank you gift so searched LJ projects and Google. Ran across this post ( and thought I would try a version of it. I had some problems with glue up so went to the simpler design for the gift (last two pictures). I returned to the angled holder, figured out the glue up, and I think I will keep this one for myself! Used walnut and finished with GF High Performance.

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#1 posted 12-28-2017 06:55 PM

Both are nice, but, i like the plainer one better.

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#2 posted 12-29-2017 09:08 PM

Nice way to present the business cards!!


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#3 posted 12-30-2017 12:20 PM

Thank you for some new ideas on card holders. I had used door trim before and made and sold them when I was a business. Mine looked like a box, and I use them in my new business. These give me some ideas with the small pieces I bought last year. Please check my site for any ideas and projects also.

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#4 posted 12-30-2017 03:58 PM

Nice designs, very refined and well presented BB.

I’ve made a few and much prefer the simpler design (as with your last photos). Not so much for the form, but oh so much easier to make 8^)

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#5 posted 12-30-2017 04:18 PM

Thanks everyone! This was actually started as a gift for a doctor who is helping me with the treatment for my DVT. Gave the simpler one to him as I was still trouble shooting the glue up of the “angled” one.

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