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Project by bungy posted 08-04-2015 11:06 PM 1120 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

tiger maple tall case clock- this clock is a Lonnie bird design. the clock movement/dial are 18 century. finished with aniline dye, Danish oil, rubbed on urethane.

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#1 posted 08-04-2015 11:29 PM

Wow—this is just a beautiful clock! I don’t know where to begin—I like everything about it!

-- Dean

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#2 posted 08-04-2015 11:34 PM

Very nice, an heirloom quality case with a movement to match. Unlike most of the new mass produced movements with care and an occasional overhaul that clock will keep ticking for centuries. Well done!
I do think 17th century is a bit early, if there is a name on the dial or if you can post some pictures of the movement I may be able to tell you more about it.

-- Troy in Melrose, Florida

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#3 posted 08-05-2015 02:38 AM

Tall case clock is definitely on my bucket list. This is nicely done! Excellent work and definitely a family heirloom.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#4 posted 08-05-2015 05:43 AM

That clock looks fantastic, great craftsmanship. What color of dye did you use?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 08-05-2015 08:22 AM

Great clock and love the wood…. Very well done.

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

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#6 posted 08-05-2015 08:23 AM

Great clock and love the wood…. Very well done.

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

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#7 posted 08-05-2015 01:37 PM

Absolutely Beautiful!

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#8 posted 08-05-2015 01:44 PM

This is one beautiful clock ,amazing wood and outstanding workmanship.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 08-05-2015 04:46 PM

This is a beautiful clock. You really did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 08-05-2015 05:04 PM

Great workmanship and choice of woods.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 08-05-2015 09:25 PM

Great work. What does the back look like?

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#12 posted 08-05-2015 09:36 PM

Fantastic. That is one beautiful clock. Congradulations on your build.

-- Ben in Va

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#13 posted 08-05-2015 11:18 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship on great looking piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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