Business Card Holder

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Project by cobbler posted 05-05-2008 02:26 PM 1818 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an oak burl business card holder I made for my son. It is finished with walnut colored danish oil then a wipe on poly.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#1 posted 05-05-2008 02:34 PM

Very cool business card holder. I would not want to cover up the beautiful wood with my cards though. But thats just me. Great job.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 05-05-2008 02:37 PM

Great idea. Now I know what I can do with all of these little Mesquite burls I have laying around, ‘cause I ain’t no turner!

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#3 posted 05-05-2008 04:44 PM

I can see one of those on my desk….


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

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 05-05-2008 04:55 PM

This is a very nice project. This is, I am sure, a real attention grabber for visitors to your son’s office.

This is a really nice post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 05-05-2008 05:42 PM

Cool, I did something similar with a section of root wrapped around a rock, I’ll have to get some pics of that loaded… Thanks for sharing..

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#6 posted 05-05-2008 05:59 PM

Nice looking business card holder. That is definitely different than the usual one you see. A unique piece for someone to admire for a long time.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#7 posted 05-05-2008 07:10 PM

That’s one pretty cool holder!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 05-06-2008 05:50 AM

Great idea, nice job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Kevin Violette

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#9 posted 05-08-2008 04:36 PM

These look fantastic! My wife would love one of these….thanks cobbler for the great idea!

-- Kevin -- (

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