Business Card Holder

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Project by Lance posted 09-04-2012 11:42 PM 3992 views 47 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make a business card holder as a gift for my customer since their cards were all over their desk, hopefully I’ll get some more sales out of the deal! ;)

I got the inspiration from Rance's Page and added my own touches to it.

These pieces were made from scraps laying around the shop, I had I nice piece of figured hard maple that I found in my router cabinet build that I’ve been storing for months now.

Finished with Woodriver’s Tung Oil.

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-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#1 posted 09-05-2012 12:15 AM

Nice job—good luck with your customer.

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

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#2 posted 09-05-2012 12:16 AM

I like the way you made it lean, and the wood combos as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 09-05-2012 12:28 AM

a good christmas gift

-- God is good..All the time

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#4 posted 09-05-2012 12:28 AM

Nice looking. I like the structure.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-05-2012 11:36 AM

Very nice, I might just have to borrow this design to use in my Woods Manufacturing class ;).

-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.

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#6 posted 09-05-2012 03:09 PM

Nice job on the card holder. I like the bevel you added on the base. Good choice of woods.

Thanks for the link back to my page. Glad to see the design used by others.

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

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#7 posted 09-05-2012 07:02 PM

Very nice! As already mentioned, this is a great idea for next Xmas gifts. Thanks for sharing (Rance too).



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#8 posted 09-05-2012 08:13 PM

Going to put this one on my list of projects when it cools off enough to start woodworking again here in Arizona.

-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona

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#9 posted 09-05-2012 08:25 PM

Love the design. I may borrow it for my office…

-- "Begin every endeaver with the end ever in mind."

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#10 posted 09-05-2012 08:53 PM

Bookmarked this page! Awesome work

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#11 posted 09-05-2012 08:56 PM

Great business card holder, well made and finished, one to try


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#12 posted 09-05-2012 09:51 PM

Modern and chic design. I like it a lot!

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#13 posted 09-05-2012 09:59 PM

That is the perfect gift! Nice job

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#14 posted 09-05-2012 10:19 PM

Nice project and gift

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#15 posted 09-05-2012 11:27 PM

I like your variation Lance…..these little “filler” projects to use up the scraps are really good – helps clear the mind also. Nicely done….

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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