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Old 01-17-2013, 10:42 PM   #11
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>> a hand-done electric burning tool (do they still make those things?)
I just checked Amazon. Not only tools, but also books and supplies. Take a look: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...3Awoodburning+

   
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:38 AM   #12
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Thanks for the tips and links guys! I think its too much hassle trying to do it myself, so I think I'll try and find someone to do it for me. I dont really want that many to be honest, its not like Im going to be handing them out to everyone I know and meet :P something along the lines of this, but more handmade looking. So I'd only have, say, 20 of those, just to give out to people I really want to impress, just because I think if someone gave a business card like that to be, I would definitely not through it away So I'd then also print a few hundred normal cheap business cards that I can hand out to whoever. Ive been using print24 before theyre ok. But Ive got to see where I can find a local craftsman/woman to do the wooden one. Its just too cool :P

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Old 01-18-2013, 09:49 AM   #13
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something along the lines of this, but more handmade looking.
If those were done letterpress, the darker areas are most-likely brown ink—tho many of those presses have been converted for use as foil stamping/embossing presses, and foil stamping requires a heated die..so it could be scorched (I'm not sure how hot foil stamping dies get).

If you only want a few of them, try looking for a group that does historical or art printing—they would have an old platen press and the lead type to do something like that.

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I think these look sort of cool: http://woodbusinesscard.com/laser-engraved-card-2/

I wonder if termite inspectors ever use wooden business cards.

   
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:42 AM   #15
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I think these look sort of cool: http://woodbusinesscard.com/laser-engraved-card-2/

I wonder if termite inspectors ever use wooden business cards.
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They could make sure they're infested first. A sure way of drumming up future business.

   
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I wonder if termite inspectors ever use wooden business cards.
If I was a plumber I'd make mine out of toilet paper
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ROFL!!! '-}}

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I don't know that I'd advise laser-engraving those, though.
It might give you an unwelcome opportunity to learn what the fire department's using for business cards.

   
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:39 AM   #19
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Hey guys, I recently saw someone who had their business cards made out of wood, and was just wondering if you know whether its really expensive to get this done? The imagery and text was burnt/written on the card by hand clearly, not printed with a laser (or whatever).
If you are interested, you can get the price quote from mpprint . co (Please remove spaces)

Check out the Price Matching Program as well.

   
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