Arts & Crafts, Mission Pendulum Clock

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Project by Max posted 2815 days ago 3285 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock is another style that I craft and sell. It has a quartz Westminster chiming movement and is crafted from Quarter Sawn White Oak. The finish is a water-based dye with an Oil Stain applied over it and then 4 to 5 coats of satin lacquer. By applying the water based dye and then over laying the oil stain it makes the rays of the oak pop. The joints on the door, and the styles and rails of the case are mortise and tennon joints. The face of the clock is also Quarter Sawn White Oak.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 2811 days ago

You keep it simple and I love that look!

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#2 posted 2757 days ago

Dennis, I’m looking at all of the entries in the competition, and somehow had missed this one previously. I live clocks, and this is one that particularly appeals to me. Nice work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 2757 days ago

I am a big fan of the Arts & Crafts and Mission styles. Your clock is simple and elegant!


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#4 posted 2702 days ago

Great job on the clocks. Can’t let my wife see them becuase she’ll want you to make them for her. She loves that style. I loved the wine rack. Very interesting and effective design.

-- Russell W. Hupp

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#5 posted 2702 days ago

I love it… and quickly (so I don’t get sued by Mr Arts or Mr Craft) Maple face with black hands and numbers.

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#6 posted 2701 days ago

hay Obi: A great veneer clock face with some interesting woods, Tiger Maple. Cocobolo, Big Leaf maple Burl.

Nice clock.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2587 days ago

very nice design … it is classic. The finish is excellent.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 2586 days ago

Nice clean design, Max. I’ve never built one…always threatened.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#9 posted 734 days ago

Wow this is absolutely stunning!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#10 posted 734 days ago


Thank you very much for the compliment it is much appreciated.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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