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My journey making a Grandfather Clock #1: Clock Specs

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Blog entry by Daniel Barnes posted 1257 days ago 926 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is kinda what my clock will look like when I am finished with it and the movement and dial are the ones that I have chosen. There was only 3 days of school this week so not a whole lot of work got done on my clock. I have finished planeing the majority of my boards down and I started to cut some of the frame pieces out for the front and side pieces. I want to thank everyone who has looked and commented on my post. This going to be a very exciting and very nervous journey for me. Thanks for going along on the ride with me. I look forward to hearing what you all have to say.

-- Daniel Barnes, Missouri, dangolfb@yahoo.com



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sgtq

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#1 posted 1257 days ago

wow that thing is going to be gorgeous, are you going to turn all the spindles and carvings yourself? Looks like alot of work but it should turn out beautiful.

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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Dez

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#2 posted 1257 days ago

Very nice. Very ornate!
Have fun, looks like it should keep you busy for awhile!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 1257 days ago

Hi Dan;

Very nice project. Should keep you busy for a while.

I’m looking forward to seeing this.

Lee

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lilredweldingrod

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#4 posted 1257 days ago

What a fantastic clock! This going to be a great build and a wonderful project. You have my attention. Go Dan!

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Daniel Barnes

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#5 posted 1254 days ago

Yes I am going to make spindles similar to that. Some of the carvings I am not adding onto mine but yes I will do them as well.

-- Daniel Barnes, Missouri, dangolfb@yahoo.com

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