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Location: Las Vegas
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I've been pretty busy of late. I have been appointed to a technical schools curriculum advisory committee and I take this responsibility very seriously. The USA needs technically trained people like yourselves out there. Look at all the things you can do with tools and wood. Many youngsters never have anyone to train them. I am more aligned with teaching Computer Assited Drafting and Designing more than I am with wood working tools and wood. I lost a lot of my vision a couple of years ago and working with power equipment now is a little hairy if you know what I mean. If I make a mistake on the computer it is no big thing. I know you get my drift. We must take an interest in how our kids learn in school. I strongly suggest that all of you get active in your schools. You have an awful lot to offer even if you don't think so. Lets not take what we do know to the grave without first passing it on to others. That is how life is. I am going to try and post some of my latest projects for science classes. Take care everyone.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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Richard Williams

162 posts in 2489 days


#1 posted 01-07-2008 09:04 PM

Hi there, Just joined your ranks and I am going to need help. I have basic skills with woodworking but I’m truly looking for plans for a wooden pendulum clock that I would like to build in my retirement days. Something like this will keep on ticking after I’m not. I’ve been searching the internet for awhile and have found some but they use metric sizes which might not be too easy to find here in the USA. I can convert them okay but cannot find those drill sizes and certain other things. Thanks to anyone out there that can lead me to a place for such items. Bye for now.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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gene

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#2 posted 01-07-2008 09:23 PM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

Sorry, can’t help with your inquiry, but someone here should be able to. A wealth of information and help is here for your asking. You might try this link. http://users.goldengate.net/~kbrady/woodlinks.html

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#3 posted 01-07-2008 10:11 PM

Welcome to LJ! I love this place and I’m sure you will too.

-- Tom, Southwest Florida

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Greg3G

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#4 posted 01-07-2008 10:35 PM

Besides Klockit the only other clocks I remember are Norm’s New Yankee and I think there was one in American Woodworker (don’t hold me to that one.) As for the drill bits, try Hartville Tools, they may have them.

Welcome aboard.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Max

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#5 posted 01-07-2008 10:45 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Karson

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#6 posted 01-07-2008 11:43 PM

Woodline Router Bits has a kit for making wooden gear clocks. It’s a pin router (supplied, templates and wood.)

Talk to Wayne. He goes to the woodworking shops and is the guru, there. We’ve got an LJ who is writing a book about making wooden clocks.

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 01-08-2008 12:30 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 01-08-2008 08:11 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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TreeBones

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#9 posted 01-08-2008 06:24 PM

Welcome to LJ’s, This is a great site. Good to see you here. I hope to see some of your work posted.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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mot

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#10 posted 01-08-2008 06:49 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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gizmodyne

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#11 posted 01-10-2008 07:18 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. You are in the right place. Someone here will answer you clock question. Post it on a forum.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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GaryK

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#12 posted 01-10-2008 08:26 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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EGA

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#13 posted 01-11-2008 02:25 PM

Welcome Marine! Semper Fi

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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#14 posted 01-29-2008 07:27 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Richard Williams

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#15 posted 01-29-2008 09:38 PM

Thank you for welcoming aboard the good ship Woody. I’m keeping busy. Richie.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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