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Project by BillyJ posted 09-01-2009 03:40 AM 4993 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Christmas present I made from a couple of years ago. It is not identical to the plans – there was another feature I did not care for, so I left it out. The clocks were made of 1/4 oak plywood, and the roof was planed and sanded solid oak. The numbers were cut from walnut. I made three clocks (batch cut to save time).

The plan came from Scroll Saw magazine.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#1 posted 09-01-2009 04:11 AM

Great scroll work! That’s a beautiful clock.

-- John @

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#2 posted 09-01-2009 04:34 AM

John, honest, I’m humbled by such a comment (after I saw your fantastic work). You are honestly an artist!

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#3 posted 09-01-2009 04:36 AM

Very nice clock Billy really like the detailed scroll work

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 09-01-2009 05:09 AM

excellent workmanship. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 09-01-2009 05:45 AM

I know that pattern. Good job, I like the ‘left’ outs. Much better.


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#6 posted 09-01-2009 06:58 AM

great work.

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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#7 posted 09-01-2009 08:59 AM

Great scroll work on a fantastic clock! Don’t know what was “left out” but this design is excellent.

Keep up the great work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#8 posted 09-01-2009 01:07 PM

that’s awesome.
just beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 09-01-2009 01:13 PM

Nicely done. Love the details and the wood choices.

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#10 posted 09-01-2009 07:43 PM

really nice.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#11 posted 09-02-2009 04:01 AM

That is one beautiful clock.

Wonderful details.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#12 posted 09-02-2009 04:31 AM

Cripes Billy, that is pretty fun. Looks like a whole lot of detail work. Good for you for making three.

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#13 posted 03-23-2010 07:57 PM

Sweet Clock!
Love the scroll work!
Natural wook with contrast is awesome!

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#14 posted 08-09-2010 08:12 AM

too much!! wow… That looks like days of teeth-clenching work!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#15 posted 01-10-2014 09:02 PM

Wow… wow…wow! Had a cuckoo clock growing up and loved it!! This clock has a similar shape!! Just fantastic!! I’m impressed!

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