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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 159 days ago 1296 views 23 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are a couple of card holders based on a design by my good friend Jim McCord of DynamiteBoxes and taught to me by my friend and mentor, fellow LJ Dave Clark, both of whom I will be forever grateful for their friendship and guidance.
The first card holder is made of Curly Koa with ebony and the second is box elder burl with Macassar ebony

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#1 posted 159 days ago

Very cool. Love the design.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 159 days ago

i really like the contrasting colors. nice job.

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#3 posted 159 days ago

Hello knotheadswoodshed

Nicely done with a great contrast between the woods

I like it

Thanks for sharing

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

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#4 posted 159 days ago

wow, that is a very nice business card holder, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#5 posted 159 days ago

super! pretty wood combos

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#6 posted 159 days ago

Very Nice Indeed Randy! Thanks For Sharing.


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#7 posted 159 days ago

Beautiful woods.

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

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#8 posted 159 days ago

There is a lot more skill and effort in those than one would imagine! Yours are beautiful.

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

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#9 posted 159 days ago

Very inventive design! I like how you can fold it up to keep the cards inside, and then open it to display them.

-- Dean

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#10 posted 159 days ago

Those are the slickest card holders I’ve seen yet! Great work!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#11 posted 159 days ago


Outstanding wood combination. One more project favorited.
Now I need to figure out how to make one…

Thanks for posting

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 158 days ago

That’s slick

-- Vince

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#13 posted 158 days ago

great design, and wood combo.
very well made

-- Steve--

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#14 posted 158 days ago

Very nice

-- Jeff W., Boston, MA area,

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#15 posted 158 days ago

Outstanding design and execution. I would love to see some design drawings or even better a video showing the creative process. I hope you will consider creating one.

-- -Repectfully, Damien

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