walnut and purple heart wall/mantle clock

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Project by studiousmatt posted 05-02-2009 05:33 PM 2022 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my first woodworking projects outside of a few boxes. It is made with walnut and purple heart, and the 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock markers are maple veneer inlays. The hands are made of curley cypress veneer.

The finish is general finishes clear.

fun project, and a good way to learn.

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#1 posted 05-02-2009 05:54 PM

Matt, this is a beautiful clock. I like your wood selection and the corner treatment adds a nice detail to the clock.

Nice job.

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#2 posted 05-02-2009 06:02 PM

Hey Matt
This very creative,and one of the most beatuful clocks around. good Job

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#3 posted 05-03-2009 02:30 AM

good mix of woods and ideas .
keep up the good work !
looking forward to more .

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#4 posted 05-03-2009 03:59 AM

Very nice indeed!

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#5 posted 05-03-2009 07:40 AM

Great design. Love the way you reversed the woods in the corners. Gives it more POP!

Keep it up.


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