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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 02-14-2014 06:46 PM 3015 views 24 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 02-14-2014 07:00 PM

Very cool. Love the design.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 07:13 PM

i really like the contrasting colors. nice job.

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 07:19 PM

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 02-14-2014 07:26 PM

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

-- steve, simple and effective

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 07:40 PM

super! pretty wood combos

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 09:57 PM

Very Nice Indeed Randy! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 11:47 PM

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 02-15-2014 01:21 AM

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 02-15-2014 01:21 AM

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

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#10 posted 02-15-2014 04:12 AM

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 02-15-2014 05:07 AM


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 02-15-2014 10:58 AM

That’s slick

-- Vince

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#13 posted 02-15-2014 02:27 PM

great design, and wood combo.
very well made

-- Steve--

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#14 posted 02-15-2014 03:36 PM

Very nice

-- Jeff W., Boston, MA area,

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#15 posted 02-15-2014 05:44 PM

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, DJ

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