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Project by flatrock posted 12-06-2014 03:13 AM 1507 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a couple of clocks for my daughters for Christmas. The wood is walnut cut from my farm. Finish is tung oil with a coat of lacquer.
Thanks for looking





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 12-06-2014 03:26 AM

Very nice – great design. Useful gifts are the best

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 12-06-2014 04:04 AM

Nicely done!!!

I may need to borrow this idea. Hope you wouldn’t mind.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 12-06-2014 04:34 AM

Very nice. What size clock works did you use?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 12-06-2014 05:45 AM

Very nice time pieces, thank you for sharing these

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 12-06-2014 07:08 AM

Great looking clocks! I have never used the combination of Tung oil and lacquer. It”s good to know they work together. I always worry about compatibility of different finishes. Now I have another finishing option to try.

-- Linda - It's only a mistake if you do it twice!

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flatrock

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#6 posted 12-06-2014 09:43 AM

Larry
The clock insert took a 3inch hole. 3/4 of an inch deep. over all width is 3 1/2 in.
Linda
I like the looks of tung oil on Walnut. I would like to try Danish oil sometime and see if there is a difference.

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#7 posted 12-06-2014 09:43 AM

Very nice, great looking clocks!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#8 posted 12-06-2014 04:13 PM

Very Cool!

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#9 posted 12-06-2014 05:12 PM

That’s cool!

-- All this sawdust.......wait........ what happened to my board???

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#10 posted 12-06-2014 08:29 PM

Wonderful gift, I’m sure the girls will treasure them coz dad made em :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 12-09-2014 08:16 AM

The overal look is just astonish! Verry different form another similar projects.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 03-27-2017 08:25 PM

This is a beautiful pair of clocks and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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