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04-26-2011 10:25 AM

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You have just got to love Vista Print… so cheap … so quick… and beautiful work…

This is the front of the card that will be attached to each board…

And on the back … some instructions for care of the board… not the be all and end all of board care but enough to get the blokes to look after their investment…

I will punch a hole in the card and attach with a length of string…So look out for them at the Maleny Wood Expo… this weekend…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 04-26-2011 12:02 PM

Looks great and gets the message.

I got some cards done.
The missus gets home and I show them to her.

She says, who’s phone number is that


I hate it when she is right


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 04-26-2011 12:07 PM

Great idea! You DO know you have a typo in the second line of the “How to Care” side, right?

Good luck!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#3 posted 04-26-2011 12:11 PM

This is a great idea!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 04-26-2011 12:28 PM

Very nice design, Larry. And the instructions are short and sweet.
The instructions are also very necessary! My nephew left an end grain board in the sink (with water!) overnight and couldn’t understand why it exploded on him!!! Non-woodworker, in case you didn’t figure that out!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 04-26-2011 04:10 PM

Slick card….............

Not as slick as your boards….....

I am rapidly building furniture…......IKEA furniture….....(-:

Actually got a few temporary pieces for the vacation house here in La Conner. We have some custom ordered stuff coming in June. It serves the purpose, then gets relegated to secondary places in the home.

Have a good one….....


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 04-26-2011 07:40 PM

Great idea Larry. Care instructions with products are a great addition a must in my opinion.

Hope you do well at the show.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 04-26-2011 07:46 PM

good going larry

do you think i might get a deal on them
with my name on them

or would that be extra

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 04-26-2011 07:59 PM

Funny, I gave the same instructions when I gave away my mummified cat. LOL

-- wood crafting & classes

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#9 posted 04-26-2011 11:46 PM

Great design Larry. Good luck at the Expo though I’m sure your new boards will be a hit!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#10 posted 04-27-2011 01:44 AM

Good luck Larry. It looks like a winner.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 04-27-2011 02:15 AM

That is a great looking card…I just looked at the vistaprint website and they are a lot of good prices and bargains compared to the local print shop. I am doing my first show this weekend and wish i had time to order some cards from them for the show…
Good luck at the show….well, you don’t need luck with your great work

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#12 posted 04-27-2011 02:39 AM

Good looking cards, Larry.

I like the idea of care instructions on the back.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 04-27-2011 05:43 AM

Great design. I use Vista print also. Just got an order of more cards. Hard to believe I gave out close to 500 last year! I got carried away recently and ordered more cards, a ‘free’ T-shirt that cost about $9.00 when I added a few details, some free magnets, a notebook with my design on the cover, and I am trying out their website service for free for a month. Their site is almost as dangerous to my wallet as a hardwood store! I really check for typos since my wife is a good after the fact checker. Good luck with the show. I have one this weekend in Paradise, CA. The weather is supposed to be good.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#14 posted 05-14-2011 12:46 PM

Way to go Larry.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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