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Project by Mike Shaffer posted 02-27-2015 05:17 PM 845 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made with #1 Pine and stained with Minwax Jacob bean wood stain. Dial was hand painted by a artist friend of my wife. Quartz movement plays the Westminster chime each hour and strikes out the hour.





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bruc101

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#1 posted 02-27-2015 07:02 PM

Great looking clock and excellent craftsmanship. Sure it ill become an heirloom for you.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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misterChips

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#2 posted 03-01-2015 01:38 PM

Very nice, and it is something that I’ve been thinking of making. How long did it take to build.

-- Don't only practice your art, but force your way in to its secrets... Ludwig Von Beethoven.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 03-01-2015 02:50 PM

That’s a real beauty. Congratulations.

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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Mike Shaffer

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#4 posted 03-01-2015 03:09 PM

Thanks for the comments. It took about 3 days for building and another 3 days for applying 3 coats of polyurethane.

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Charlie75

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#5 posted 03-01-2015 09:19 PM

WOW! Awesome clock. Looks great. I just finished a mantle clock myself. I could real easily get hooked on clock making. fun little projects.

-- Charlie75, Alto

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Mike Shaffer

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#6 posted 03-02-2015 01:13 AM

Over the past couple of years I’ve made a few clocks from plans that I ordered from Klockit and a few others of my own design. I really enjoy making them and have sold a few in Arts and Crafts shows in my area. I’ll post a few in the next day or two.

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