How To: Handmade Hardwood Bookmark.

by Chris Gardner
How To: Handmade Hardwood Bookmark.

I was squaring up a block of mahogany, and I shaved off several “scrap” strips: thin, almost flexible sheets of hardwood. I couldn’t let something so interesting go to waste. “Business cards?” I thought… No, I don’t really have a business. “Name plaque for my office door?” No, I don’t really have an office. "A bookmark, perhaps?"

Perfect.


Materials

o Thin sheet of wood (see below for ideas)
o Small 1x1x1/4ish” wood block
o Permanent markers or
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