Business Card Holders

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Project by gwolfe1977 posted 01-25-2014 12:04 AM 2381 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few business card holders that I made. The top one is made of walnut and made bandsaw box style. The two farthest left are walnut, then mahogany, spalted hickory, and finally mahogany with Bombay mahogany stain. I was trying to use up some smaller pieces of wood rather than throw them away. Thanks for looking!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#1 posted 01-25-2014 12:42 AM

G’day Gary, Well done Mate. It’s good to find a use for all bits and pieces of timber, so full marks for not wasting timber.

With those smaller pieces, are they for more than one business card? Or just the one card? The Band saw Box is particularly good! I can see that you would hold quite a few cards in it. Very handy if you were traveling and wanted the cards to be kept in pristine condition. Good imagination and thought went into this project.

I hope you and your family are coping with that extremely cold winter you are having in North America.

Regards and Happy Woodworking.


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#2 posted 01-25-2014 12:43 AM

Very cool. I like the idea of it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 01-25-2014 12:58 AM

Thanks Cliff! The smaller ones will probably hold 10 to 15 cards.
Thanks Monte! I thought the idea was pretty cool as well. They won’t be a big money maker but they are easy and quite fun to make.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#4 posted 01-25-2014 01:27 AM

Great little batch of b/card holder Gary….cool idea.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 01-25-2014 01:58 AM

Good work on the holders. Makes me want to carry one around to show off. Surprised they hold that many cards.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 01-25-2014 02:34 AM

Those look great. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 01-25-2014 06:42 AM

I like them too! I have made some business card holders too with sliding covers.

I don’t like to waste small pieces of wood either as there is no such thing as scrap wood!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#8 posted 01-25-2014 02:07 PM

Thanks for the comments Dave, Dave, Hoss and oldnovice! I really appreciate them! I have a few more designs that I will be trying out. Thanks again.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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