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Project by CalgaryBill posted 10-12-2013 05:28 PM 1731 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw some of these posted some time ago and decided to use some of my cut-offs and small thin pieces left from re-sawing for some other projects to make some business card holders. Each will hold about 15 cards and they fit nicely into a shirt pocket. Woods used were horse chestnut, nogal, oak, rosewood, cherry, bocote, purpleheart, bloodwood and zebrawood. Finished with Deft Danish oil and then buffed with the Beall buffing system.

-- Calgary Bill





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 10-12-2013 05:33 PM

I really like them. We all should have those. Look fwd to gettting mine in the mail.. LOL Nice work Bill…..

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 10-12-2013 06:38 PM

Great looking card holders. These should be popular.

-- 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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#3 posted 10-12-2013 07:44 PM

So So NICE!! Really great work I need to see how these are made.

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#4 posted 10-12-2013 08:36 PM

Very cool. I need to try these.

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

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#5 posted 10-12-2013 09:52 PM

i like them alot . How thick does that middle section need to be ?

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 10-13-2013 12:47 AM

Beautiful! I need to try this style as they look less labor intensive than the ones I made. You have some very nice scrap/cut offs!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 10-13-2013 01:38 AM

Bill those look real close to the ones I made, I did a write up on how I made them, but there are a lot of that design floating around, all look very nice.

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 10-13-2013 01:08 PM

Niiiice!

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#9 posted 10-13-2013 02:04 PM

What a great use for cut-offs. Very attractive and useful!

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webegone

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#10 posted 10-13-2013 08:09 PM

I like these alot. Simple, they look great and you get to use the small cut-offs you have been saving.
Thanks for sharing

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lew

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#11 posted 10-13-2013 11:37 PM

Really Nice. Love the contrasting center piece!

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

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CalgaryBill

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#12 posted 10-25-2013 07:07 PM

Thanks for all the comments.

-- Calgary Bill

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