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Project by SpencerEClark posted 05-15-2015 02:44 PM 1002 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For this beautiful, and far most complicated project this year, I used Walnut for the body, Oak for the feet, and Cherry for the trim. I figured the variation and diversity of wood joined in one project, if used correctly, would really compliment each other. I used a preserving tung oil. For the middle components, such as glass and clock face, I wanted to stay classy. I used clear glass that had been treated to be rough surfaced. This allowed me to use a pendulum. As for the clock face I decided on Roman Numerals for the fact of it is more unique than the several other generic options.





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SenecaWoodArt

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#1 posted 05-15-2015 04:28 PM

Very impressive. Keep up the good work.

-- Bob

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#2 posted 05-15-2015 10:52 PM

Very nicely done

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#3 posted 05-16-2015 12:03 AM

Very nice looking clock! It’s going to look great on your mantel someday!

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

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#4 posted 05-16-2015 11:36 AM

Beautiful build, very impressive. Great craftsmanship.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 05-16-2015 01:40 PM

Very nice. Like on how you matched the wood from face to side of body, very well done.

thanks for sharing

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#6 posted 05-16-2015 02:50 PM

This clock turned out nicely.

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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