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Project by OSU55 posted 11-14-2015 04:33 PM 789 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wall clock made on the lathe. Solid base with layered segmented rings. 13-1/2” diameter x 2-1/4” thick. Walnut and soft maple with a purchased digital clock movement. Dyed with Transtinit brown mahogany and sprayed/French polished with shellac. Made a couple years ago and finally took some pics to post.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 11-14-2015 05:41 PM

Very elegant clock, nicely choosen wood combination. I see a little crack on the edge. Was it wood or during turning proces?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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OSU55

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#2 posted 11-14-2015 08:42 PM

No it was dropped chipping the edge

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UncleStumpy

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#3 posted 11-15-2015 02:27 AM

Man, what a great idea!!!

I have made several clocks but never thought of turning one. Super!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Ryan

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#4 posted 11-15-2015 05:13 PM

Very nice clock.
Looks heavy

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#5 posted 11-15-2015 06:27 PM

I LIKE IT!
At opening the first pic I thought it was a bit dark, but the subsequent pix show it’s not very dark at all.
I also thought at first that the face was bulged out, but pix 3 & 4 show it to actually be bowl shaped.

Neat idea. I’ll hafta stea … OOPS, I mean BORROW this idea !

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#6 posted 11-15-2015 08:41 PM

This is very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 11-15-2015 11:15 PM

GREAT CLOCK I LOVE IT
I MIGHT BORROW YOUR IDEA AND MAKE ONE
IF YOU DONT MIND

BRANCH

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#8 posted 11-17-2015 06:24 PM

Great clock ineresting design.. Very Nice!!!!

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

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