Name card case 名刺入れ

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Project by Junji posted 11-02-2010 10:00 AM 3343 views 24 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, everybody!

It was June, that I got hurt, and a while after, I got cured, but was too hot in summer. (so I was busy fishing…) Now the season has come, and I will make more and more, I hope.
While I was away (!), some LJs gave me really nice messages, thanks guys.

Here are some new ones that I was asked to make before summer. It’s for our friend and her husband. In Japan, name cards are really important in any business, and I think it will be really nice if somebody sees a name hard case like this when you first meet instead of factory made black leather card cases.
No screw or any metal parts. Ash, walnut, and rosewood or Karin. Oil finish.




-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#1 posted 11-02-2010 10:23 AM

Very nice.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 11-02-2010 10:26 AM

Welcome back. been wondering what you are doing. Nice job on those card cases.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 11-02-2010 11:55 AM

these are LOVELY

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#4 posted 11-02-2010 12:17 PM

Beautiful card holders Junji and welcome back. I hope you are fully recovered from your injuries now.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 11-02-2010 12:28 PM

Nice design, and welcome back.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 11-02-2010 12:28 PM

Nicely done and sure to impress!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#7 posted 11-02-2010 12:31 PM

Ichi ban!

-- 温故知新

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#8 posted 11-02-2010 01:50 PM

Now that is cool Junji! I really like these. I have a friend who is doing a side business, and hands out a lot of business cards. Would you mind if I copied your design? I know he would love one of these and would make a great gift for him.

Thanks for sharing!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 11-02-2010 02:21 PM

These are great! How thick are the ash sides, if you don’t mind me asking?

Beautifully simple design. I love it. Glad you’re healed up OK!


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#10 posted 11-02-2010 03:53 PM

Very distinctive. It definitely makes a positive statement to clients. Your talents and craftsmanship stand out.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#11 posted 11-02-2010 03:57 PM

Very tasteful and they present a strong, yet subtle, image. Thank you for posting these.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#12 posted 11-02-2010 05:25 PM

Good to see you back at Lumber Jocks. You were missed. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card holders.
We will be looking forward to more of your projects.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#13 posted 11-02-2010 05:49 PM

Very beautiful!! Welcome back!!!

-- helen

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#14 posted 11-02-2010 06:27 PM

Very nice and unique, love the design.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#15 posted 11-02-2010 06:54 PM

Hey Junji, I been thinking on this at work today and was wondering if you have some sort of mechanism to help hold the top flap piece in place when closed? I was just curious about that…. Did I mention I liked this little project?

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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