Floating Walnut Card Holders

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Project by PurpLev posted 10-15-2012 07:06 PM 2348 views 13 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 10-15-2012 07:18 PM

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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#2 posted 10-15-2012 07:39 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 10-15-2012 08:10 PM

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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#4 posted 10-15-2012 08:46 PM

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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#5 posted 10-15-2012 09:52 PM

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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#6 posted 10-15-2012 10:08 PM

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

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#7 posted 10-15-2012 10:32 PM

Nicely done, Sharon. Simple but elegant design.

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

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#8 posted 10-16-2012 10:15 AM

Well done , Sharon : )

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

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#9 posted 10-16-2012 01:25 PM

Simple and well done. Great design.

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#10 posted 10-16-2012 04:46 PM

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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#11 posted 10-19-2012 01:49 AM

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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