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Shop Class #5: There is a First for Everyone

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Blog entry by Tooldads_apprentice posted 1970 days ago 663 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Well, as a shop student there are many projects that are new to me. I recently made my very first nightstand, I turned my very first pen about a month ago (and about 10 since), finishing up my first picture frame as well. My next project is going to try and build a unique clock. So, maybe the LJ crew can help me out. I am starting with a 3 1/2 inch diameter clock insert. Kind of simple, but still for my first one it should work. I am hoping to make it around a foot tall and maybe around 8” wide. The design is really stumping me though. LJs got any advice?

-- Your not a true woodworker until you blow your nose and saw dust comes out! (WoodWorker Rule)



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Hacksaw

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#1 posted 1970 days ago

What about a mantle clock? I know thats not that unique but…or you could make an undertakers clock (think tombstone shaped) and leave out 1 battery so it ran at half speed afterall I’ve never met and undertaker that was in a hurry!

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