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Project by Roger posted 12-14-2012 12:48 PM 2165 views 5 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another pen, pencil, and letter opener set, along with a business card holder. The card holder idea came from a recent project in Wood magazine. The letter opener and writing tools are of Cherry, with Hut satin & gloss finishes. The business card holder is a mix of Walnut and Oak. The Oak was burned with a torch to highlight the grain. It almost looks like Zebrawood. Finish is just 3 coats of Deft gloss spray can. Thnx for looks and comments, good, bad, ugly. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 12-14-2012 12:54 PM

Hello Roger

This the better business card holder I have ever see

A very great job

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Blackie_

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#2 posted 12-14-2012 01:21 PM

Hey Santa errr I mean Roger that set looks nice! Great wood choices, how was the cupcake?

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 12-14-2012 01:26 PM

Cool one, Roger- a combo project!!!................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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stefang

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#4 posted 12-14-2012 01:34 PM

Nice set Roger. I also like the burned grain, it looks great.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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PASs

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#5 posted 12-14-2012 01:47 PM

Burnt wood…very cool.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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smitty22

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#6 posted 12-14-2012 01:55 PM

Very Nice, Roger! Your ideas continue to show up in my projects.
Dale

-- Smitty

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 12-14-2012 02:23 PM

Nice project Roger! I like it…....Is it a gift?

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Granddaddy1

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#8 posted 12-14-2012 02:30 PM

I like it! Good job Roger.

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 12-14-2012 02:33 PM

Very nice looking set. Always need new styles of card holders as well.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 12-14-2012 04:30 PM

Super COOL!

Very nice…

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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lew

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#11 posted 12-14-2012 04:43 PM

Beautiful!
Really neat idea with the torch and grain effect.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 12-14-2012 05:18 PM

Nice work, I like the idea of burning the oak. I’ll have to try that. I read this artice as well and thought about leaving the marble out as well. Nice work and cool post.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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HillbillyShooter

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#13 posted 12-14-2012 05:30 PM

Another great Christmas present, Santa Roger. Merry Christmas.

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

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WoodenFrog

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#14 posted 12-14-2012 05:53 PM

More great work! Roger!!
Nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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dust4tears

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#15 posted 12-14-2012 06:31 PM

Cool Roger!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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