Pocket Business Card Holder Production Jig

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Project by Bricofleur posted 01-07-2016 06:06 PM 3165 views 37 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a production jig I designed to make tons of pocket business card holders in no time.

The jig features a base, a keeper frame, an excavating template, a hole template and is meant to be used with one or two plunge routers and two guide bushings.

If you’re planning to attend craft fairs to sell your projects, you may be interested by this money making jig !

Find more photos and all construction details from this page of my blog as well as how it works (next post).

Thanks for watching.



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#1 posted 01-07-2016 06:10 PM

Nice, been thing of something like that.

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#2 posted 01-07-2016 06:14 PM

Super easy- super smart!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-07-2016 06:42 PM

Hello Serge

A beautiful jig for a beautiful result

I will make one for me.

Thanks a lot 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 01-07-2016 07:17 PM

@JKMDETAIL: Now you can stop thinking and build one !! I’ve completed the thinking for you !! :)

@majuvla: Thank you Ivan. Once the first one is done, the rest is fast and easy.

@Diggerjaks: You better make one Jack, and then make money !!! (50/50 ??) :)



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#5 posted 01-07-2016 08:41 PM

I have made numerous card holders and the problem I see with your design is that the cards fall out!!! You might want to look into a bent wood piece in the box itself to keep the card in place. That or a lid works great.
G Vavra

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#6 posted 01-07-2016 09:07 PM

@kimosawboy: Thank you for your comment. I’ve made several tests and if one keeps about 20 cards in the holder they act as a soft pad or a spring and stay put, even if left in a purse or a pocket.



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#7 posted 01-07-2016 10:41 PM


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#8 posted 01-08-2016 12:41 AM

Very interesting system—off to check out your blog!

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#9 posted 01-08-2016 10:59 AM

Nice work. I’ll have make one of those.

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#10 posted 01-08-2016 01:02 PM

Very nice , that’s great to carry ones cards but I have to say…. As far as others cards, I have been using Scanbiz App for3 years. Free , scans the card , loads all info, into card file folder, and it is always on your phone . Can’t even remember my notebooks of cards I had when building.


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#11 posted 01-08-2016 01:39 PM

It’s a very creative jig and it’s a nice gift or product.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 01-08-2016 02:23 PM

Thanks for the post and blog. I have favorited it and will be building some.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#13 posted 01-08-2016 04:16 PM

Well done as always…

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

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#14 posted 02-06-2016 12:15 PM

Awesome project

My wood project

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