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Project by Mark Gipson posted 09-01-2013 05:20 AM 1450 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw these holders from JayT and was inspired to make something similar for our salon.

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Just for once I decided not to make do with almost there mitres, holding bits of dowel in mid air to cut them and so on so I built a selection of jigs and fixtures to help with this and future builds. I put together a mitre sled for my saw, a mitre shooting board, a regular shooting board, a bench hook, a base to hold my belt sander upside down and a jig to hold the holders in position for sanding and drilling for a dowel. All in all a very useful project.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-01-2013 11:31 AM

Very cool and unique card holders!!...............Jim

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

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#2 posted 09-01-2013 03:59 PM

Sounds like a “skill building” project with benefits – the fantastic card holders for your Salon. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Mark Gipson

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#3 posted 09-02-2013 04:53 AM

I put these out in the salon today and sold one about 5 minutes later. I wasn’t planning on that but it’s hard to refuse my first sale!

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 01:51 PM

They are cool, pretty and useful card holders. Great job and congrats on the first sale!

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