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Project by SawdustTX posted 01-20-2012 08:17 AM 4073 views 25 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some business card holders I made with contrasting wood veins laminated through them.

The first two pics are a card holder of mesquite with imbuia and padouk veins. The lid and case less than 1/8” thick. Mesquite is so stable it still closes perfectly flush years later.

Next two pics are a card tray with pen, main wood is koa with padouk and imbuia veins. I turned the pen from solid stock and threaded a brass cap on the tip – no pen kit!

Last two pics are a desk card tray and pen in block, primarily walnut with a padouk inlay, for my longhorn sister-in-law. As a Texas Aggie myself, it took a lot of love to make this…...





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#1 posted 01-20-2012 10:30 AM

Hi to aviation guy from aviation guy!
Good work!

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#2 posted 01-20-2012 10:40 AM

nice design and grain choice

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#3 posted 01-20-2012 10:59 AM

Great job from another Aviation guy as well. Love the wood choices!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-20-2012 03:24 PM

elegance in a small package. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 01-20-2012 04:22 PM

One of the nicest I’ve ever seen!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#6 posted 01-20-2012 04:32 PM

A super design and a great choice of wood,well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-20-2012 11:54 PM

Love them!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#8 posted 01-21-2012 05:25 AM

Those are great and I want to try to make some as well.

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#9 posted 10-24-2012 12:08 AM

Really great work—especially the business card holders!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 07-22-2013 01:52 AM

Very nice!!

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