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Project by Jacquelyn Smith posted 04-29-2013 12:46 AM 2955 views 41 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been making these card holders as wood wallets with scraps that I inevitably have laying around the shop . . .

-- perfect45degree.com





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lew

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#1 posted 04-29-2013 01:10 AM

They are Nice!
Do they slide together or are they hinged?

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

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 02:01 AM

I have the same question in regards to the hinges…. Can we see one open and how the hinge works?

Thanks Richard

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 02:53 AM

Ditto…....

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 03:18 AM

I like them but sure would like to see it open. Thanks.

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#5 posted 04-29-2013 03:19 AM

Very nice and I’d love to how they’re hinged.

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

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#6 posted 04-29-2013 04:08 AM

Very nice looking.
How do you open them?

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 04:43 AM

very cool…

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Jacquelyn Smith

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#8 posted 04-29-2013 06:07 AM

Hi all. Thanks for looking and for leaving a comment. I’ll post a pic tomorrow of the hinge. It’s just a normal barrel hinge with a metal pin in it and the skins on the sides hold it in.

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#9 posted 04-29-2013 10:32 AM

Very cool

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

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SPalm

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#10 posted 04-29-2013 10:56 AM

Good looking scraps.
And a really fun thing to do with them. I too would love some more info and pics.

You really do nice work,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Oldtool

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#11 posted 04-29-2013 01:53 PM

Really nifty. I agree with most above, how do you do this?, need more details on construction.
Thanks

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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abie

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#12 posted 04-29-2013 02:26 PM

Reply:
go to her photo stream and look at her fantastic work
the barrell hinge is on the end.. beautiful work.. post more please.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Jacquelyn Smith

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#13 posted 04-29-2013 07:47 PM

Thanks again all. Sorry, I have been finishing a huge project and have been exhausted from it. I will post pics when I finally have the time and energy to touch up the photos.
I am just about to make another batch of these card holders. I will try to take some pics as I go. They are really quite simple. You just need to be specific and an understanding of working parts helps. :-)
till next time!
cheers!
J

-- perfect45degree.com

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ZED

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#14 posted 04-29-2013 09:51 PM

these look so cool could you post some pictures of them open? How much room is there inside? Did you line them with anything?

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools

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#15 posted 04-29-2013 10:55 PM

I Agree with every comment so far, excellent idea and great job. Can’t wait for a picture of them open!!!

Paul

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