Spalted clock and knives

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Project by jaykaypur posted 10-13-2015 11:29 AM 1498 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The knives are made from an old sawmills bandsaw blade. The handles are leopard wood, maple, and walnut. The sheath is a mix of leather and walnut. The “buck” on the maple handle is inked on and waxed over to seal. The clock is just a piece of scrap spalted maple that I had and cleaned up. It measures 14 X 8 X 1 1/4”. None of these were big projects but they all were enjoyable to make. I have all the respect in the world for anyone who has “positioned” clock numbers on a project. LOL. Thanks for all the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-13-2015 11:34 AM

Great work sir. Good job on the Buck head.

I have done clocks. Didn’t like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-13-2015 12:28 PM

I bet they were fun to make. This clock is awesome with it’s live natural edge.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-13-2015 12:29 PM

these projects show what a gifted artist you are, The wood, leather sheath is a great idea. I have friends who makes knives from my old bandsaw blades, I’ll pass your sheath design to them.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#4 posted 10-13-2015 01:25 PM

Fine job on the clock. Setting the numbers? ha ha ha I agree, they never seem to look right. The knives are super cool. Always wanted to try my luck at these.

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

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#5 posted 10-13-2015 05:35 PM

Awesome Clock! Love the knives, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 10-13-2015 06:09 PM

Wow, at first glance I thought I was looking at a wild, stormy desert scene! Keep that clock!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#7 posted 10-14-2015 01:15 AM

I like that clock and the knifes are very nice also especially the one with the sheath .
Yes doing the numbers on a clock can be a PITA but a square and compass can help a lot but in the end a good eye is the final judge .
Enjoyable projects and thanks for the show I enjoyed it !


-- Kiefer

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#8 posted 10-14-2015 01:59 AM

Awesome use of a live edge! Very nice work sir.

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