Clock made from old growth Hawaiian Koa

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Project by kupuna posted 05-06-2015 10:41 PM 856 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock was made with Koa that was discovered in a mill that was abandoned 40+ years ago by two young men. They were hunting on the Big island of Hawaii and discovered this find, The wood that was left has been air drying for all this time, bringing the natural oils to the surface giving the koa a rich color.

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#1 posted 05-06-2015 10:46 PM


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#2 posted 05-06-2015 11:44 PM

Beautiful! I like how you used the split in the wood for the pendulum!

-- Dean

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#3 posted 05-07-2015 04:06 AM

Very interesting technique.

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#4 posted 05-07-2015 12:51 PM

I love the book matched front and how you used the live edge and negative space.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 05-07-2015 02:57 PM

Great job with some beautiful wood. Well thought out design.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#6 posted 05-07-2015 05:40 PM

That is so (expletive voluntarily censored) pretty.

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#7 posted 05-07-2015 08:05 PM

Love it, especially the middle where the pendulum is. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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