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Project by Tony19 posted 09-01-2015 09:37 AM 716 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For this clock I used Oak wood. The species of lumber is the beech family. Some machines I had to use was the radio arm saw to make a rough cut of the wood I needed. I used the planer to make the faces of the wood smooth. Then the edger to make the side straight and even so I could use the table saw to make it 90 degrees. We used the router table to make the top, bottom, and door. We also used a certain route on the table saw to make the main box form of the clock go together. I used a sander to make it nice and smooth. We also had to use the miter saw frequently to make the exact cuts required to make the clock. We used screws and a screw drive to connect the door to the clock. We used hot glue to connect the top, bottom, and middle together as well. I put red oak finish on it and put 2 coats of poly to create this masterpiece.

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#1 posted 09-01-2015 07:35 PM

That’s a real beauty. Congratulations.

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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#2 posted 09-01-2015 11:54 PM

Very nice looking mantle clock—it’ll look great wherever you place it!

-- Dean

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#3 posted 09-02-2015 05:06 PM

Let me rotate those images for you bud.

nice work

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#4 posted 09-14-2015 04:08 PM

Nice clock

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