Business card holder

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Project by goodinwood posted 08-27-2012 01:18 PM 1880 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all Here is a business card holder I made this weekend.
Materials are American white oak & sapele with a veneered top of caramelised bamboo, natural bamboo and oak , same on base.

I’m quite new to woodworking all comments welcomed


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#1 posted 08-27-2012 01:33 PM

welcome to lumberocks.neat card holder,I’m sure we will see more of your work .

-- dean2336,nebr.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-27-2012 02:31 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!
That is a very nice business card holder- inside and out!!
For not having any wood working experience, you did super fine job right out of the chute! Keep the projects coming.
You’ll find this is the most helpful and encouraging woodworking site in the world!!.................Jim

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

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#3 posted 08-27-2012 05:06 PM

Nice ! So what exactly is caramelised bamboo ?

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 08-27-2012 05:10 PM

Nice job, good looking and very clean.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 08-27-2012 06:43 PM

Hi all, thanks for your comments.

In answer to MonteCristo , caramalised bamboo is the colour of a veneer I have


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#6 posted 08-28-2012 06:10 PM

Very nice!
In answer to the question about Caramalised Bamboo, I believe that the bamboo is heated to burn the sugars in the fibers to darken the color and accentuate the layers.

-- Russ, Wisconsin

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