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Project by rkoorman posted 05-10-2012 09:42 AM 1953 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch


in the scrap-pile I found some thin boards….after some planing,cutting and glueing I had a bunch a cardholders.

These will be sold , money goes to KIKA


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#1 posted 05-10-2012 10:15 AM

Rick, I wish I could see better in the pictures how you made these. Looks like they fold open and closed. I was asked to make something like this and I like how you did it. Perhaps you will be able to show a side view or two.

Good work! You get a lot done up in that attic workshop.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#2 posted 05-10-2012 11:17 AM

Sounds like a blog coming up..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 05-10-2012 11:40 AM

Nice way to save some scrap. Actually, there is no scrap in woodworking

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 05-10-2012 03:13 PM

@Schwieb : Yes, my small attic seems to produce a lot from time to time. I try and as some more pics

@Degoose : You’re right my aussie-friend !!! Keep on blog’n . It’s a great way to let people see what you do


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#5 posted 05-10-2012 06:25 PM

I need to stop checking in to LJ. It’s projects like this that keep my to-do list swollen!
Nicely done.
I too would like to know more about your process on these.

-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 11:10 PM

Nicely done Rick!

I’ll assume you modeled your design after the old, plastic cassette boxes?

-- Randy

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#7 posted 05-11-2012 12:31 AM

I would purchase a set

super slick

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#8 posted 05-11-2012 04:13 AM

Very nice, nothing goes to waste and again the cause makes this all worth it

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#9 posted 05-11-2012 04:14 AM

Nice clean work. I’d like to make a set or seven. Congratulations on the top three of the day!

And Roger, that fact about no scrap in woodworking explains why half of my garage back wall is filled with box after box of pieces too short to run through a planer. Working my way through them bit by bit…

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 06-06-2012 06:31 AM

@youngran : Yes, you’re right….just like the old tapes!!!


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