Shark Business Card Holder

This shark-shaped hardwood business card holder is a desktop design with bite.
created by

Alex Ahrens

$18.00

Alex Ahrens created by

Alex Ahrens

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You're Gonna Need a Bigger Desk

Whether you're a legal shark in a suit or a card-carrying marine biologist, this business card holder is a desktop design with bite. Laser cut from solid walnut, it's hand-rubbed with a blend of jojoba oil and beeswax for a soft finish. The three-part design can be assembled to face either left or right, and slots together in seconds. Alex finds inspiration in the remarkable natural designs of animals and his shark makes a great gift for graduation, the boss's birthday, or Jaws-loving coworkers. Handmade by Alex Ahrens in Austin, Texas.

Take a dip into Alex's day-to-day on the blog and learn more about what being a maker means to him.

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Alex Ahrens

created by

Alex Ahrens

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Texas

“Horns and antlers, long necks and long bodies…trunks that reach the ground–the uniqueness of animals has always interested me.”

It may seem like a long way from aerospace engineering to creating animal-inspired designs, but Alex Ahrens finds common ground in precision and attention to detail. His high-tech training gave him an eye for spotting flaws—useful when creating products that people will interact with. Further time spent as a product and packaging designer gave him an appreciation for practical, well-designed objects that are attractive as well as user-friendly. "The uniqueness of animals has always interested me,” Alex observes. "Finding ways to blend functionality with their unique features inspires a lot of my work."

Take a dip into Alex's day-to-day on the blog and learn more about what being a maker means to him.

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
walnut wood
Measurements
11.75" L x 5.5" W x 1.75" H
Ingredients
Care
wipe clean with a dry cloth
Item ID
44854

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsShark Business Card Holder
 
5.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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  • Attractive (6)
  • Well built / quality (5)

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5.0

Love this!

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from Cincinnati Ohio

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  • Attractive Design

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      Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

      Super cute

       
      5.0

      Shark lover

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      from vienna va

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      • Attractive Design
      • Quality Construction

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          Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

          I have nothing to add and resent being unable to submit without first having to write this sentence. I have 2 more reviews to do. If this is a requirement to submit on them I am done doing your reviews. I don't have time to do this every time!

           
          5.0

          Love it! Ordered another one when the first one arrived

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          from Baltimore, MD

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Quality Construction

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            • Storing Goods

            Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

            Great (and useful!) statement piece

             
            5.0

            I love my desk shark!

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            from Baton Rouge, LA

            About Me Homeowner, Professional, Shark enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Quality Construction

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              • Organizing Goods
              • Storing Goods

              Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

              Great way to display my business cards on my desk... great conversation starter!

              Service and delivery comments:

              Swift delivery with excellent packaging. No damage to the item.

               
              5.0

              Great

              By 

              from Forked River, NJ

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              • Attractive Design
              • Good Capacity
              • Protective
              • Quality Construction

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                  Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

                  Decoration in my bar, especially when fishermen stop for a drink

                   
                  5.0

                  Very cute!

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                  from Philadelphia, PA

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Quality Construction

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                    Best Uses

                    • Organizing Goods

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Shark Business Card Holder:

                    Great, novel business card holder.

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