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I made this up today for my daughter in law’s birthday, Sunday. Hope she likes it. She usually likes the things I make. You just never know.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
May 04, 2007
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#1 posted 05-05-2007 12:14 AM
Looking good Mike. making great use of your Burl.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware firstname.lastname@example.org †
#2 posted 05-05-2007 12:20 AM
You bet karson, that was the smallest piece I had from the burls it had those little curly Qs you can’t see in the picture it really is pretty. mike
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#3 posted 05-05-2007 12:22 AM
I like it, Mike.
I can’t tell from the photo – is the clock laying against a piece of log, or is the log part of the clock? If the latter, how is the clock to be displayed, i.e. wall hung or mantle?
What’s the finish?
How about some shots from a different angle? Hope that you don’t mind all of the questions.
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
#4 posted 05-05-2007 12:26 AM
I just laid it up against the logs the city dropped off beside the garage because the sun was out and I was hoping it would get me some good pictures, what I got was a lot of glare. The finish is a polymer epoxy used on cypress clocks and tables in some bars. I think woodcraft carries it. Ok I’ll take some more pics. mike
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#5 posted 05-05-2007 12:55 AM
nice piece…no reason why she should’nt be happy….
have a good evening,
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#6 posted 05-05-2007 01:17 AM
That’s a beautiful clock. What type of finish did you use?
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#7 posted 05-05-2007 02:10 AM
Nice clock, Mike. I’m sure she will treasure it.
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#8 posted 05-05-2007 02:21 AM
Beautiful Mike !!!
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#9 posted 05-05-2007 02:24 AM
Very nice Mike. Now we need to see some of the bigger pieces…:)
-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org
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#10 posted 05-05-2007 02:30 AM
nice burl mike. wish i could find some nice maple burls agin. i like it.
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#11 posted 05-05-2007 04:52 AM
Very nice! I think it will be well appreciated.
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#12 posted 05-05-2007 05:40 AM
Beautifully done, Mike! Love the burl.
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#13 posted 05-05-2007 06:03 AM
Hi Mike – very nice clock. Just to give you a little advance notice my birthday isn’t until August 25 :-))
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
#14 posted 05-05-2007 06:44 PM
The finish is a polymer epoxy that woodcraft carries I don’t know the name I threw away the box, it was a blue and white box. thanks for the generous comments. mike
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#15 posted 05-06-2007 12:57 AM
Love the figured wood. Beautiful
-- Phil Brown, Ontario
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