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Floating Walnut Card Holders

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Project by PurpLev posted 653 days ago 1761 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A set of 20 card holders made per request for a friend out of walnut.

designed to have holding power up to 8.5”x11” card stock without looking bulky and appear to float on the surface of the table.

Finished with shellac with a rubbed wax top coat.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 653 days ago

Simple clean and very neat

A great design.

-- 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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Karson

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#2 posted 653 days ago

Great looking.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Lenny

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#3 posted 653 days ago

Nicely done Sharon. Simple yet functional.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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rance

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#4 posted 653 days ago

You’ve built some very nice floaters there. I think I might ‘borrow’ that floating aspect if you don’t mind.

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

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Mauricio

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#5 posted 653 days ago

very nice, simple but beautiful, the shape and the wood.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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moonls

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#6 posted 653 days ago

Nice job Sharon. The style is elegant and the walnut is a great choice for this project.

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 653 days ago

Nicely done, Sharon. Simple but elegant design.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 652 days ago

Well done , Sharon : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ChesapeakeBob

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#9 posted 652 days ago

Simple and well done. Great design.

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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PurpLev

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#10 posted 652 days ago

Thank you for all the positive comments. this was a fun project to work on

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Mean_Dean

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#11 posted 650 days ago

Understated elegance!

I’ve been looking for a business card holder design, and I may have to borrow some of these ideas!

-- Dean

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