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Project by splintergroup posted 05-12-2015 03:31 PM 1230 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much to say about this clock. The wood is fumed white oak, the face is some quilted maple veneer attached to a plywood substrate. The dial pips are 3/8” copper rod sitting slightly proud of the dial surface. The face is behind a glass front.

One thing that I find a challenge is to find a way that allows the glass to be replaceable. I know it probably never will need to be fixed, but I worry that some day it will break and whoever has the clock will be cursing me for making the glass inaccessible.

This clock allows the lower rail to slide out, exposing the slot where the glass slides in. The securing screws are hidden in the rear, outta sight!





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 05-12-2015 04:06 PM

Beautifully done. The quilted maple is perfect.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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majuvla

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#2 posted 05-12-2015 05:22 PM

Beautiful and unusual joints and frame in general is outstanding. Especialy maple veneer looks great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MyHogany

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#3 posted 05-12-2015 07:29 PM

Very nice work. Your attention to details in the framing makes it stand out. I love the copper rod dial pips and framing highlights.

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 05-12-2015 08:53 PM

lovely looking clock. The quilted maple veneer face is super nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 05-13-2015 12:04 AM

Very nice looking clock! It’s going to look great hanging on your wall!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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splintergroup

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#6 posted 05-13-2015 01:46 PM

Thanks for the kind words guys!

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