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Project by Dusty56 posted 09-13-2009 06:03 AM 1898 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tiger Maple clock with Carnuba Wax finsh buffed with my Beall System.
Walnut and Cherry clocks atop of an Oak shelf circa 2004 .
Scraps of Mahogany made into clocks for gifts .
My son chose this Walnut clock for his computer desk and the Walnut Crotch cane handle shares the photo.
Some of my Business Card Holders.
A small mantle clock for a good friend.

Thanks for looking and have a great day !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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degoose

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#1 posted 09-13-2009 06:09 AM

What a load of old clocks… well done mate… nicely matched….clock with timber… Love it. and them.
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 09-13-2009 06:15 AM

What a beautiful collection of clocks.

Nice work.

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

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#3 posted 09-13-2009 06:25 AM

really nice stuff Len!

where do you get the clocks mechanisms?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#4 posted 09-13-2009 07:25 AM

Now that is keeping up with the TIMES! Nice card holders also.

Great group of work. Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#5 posted 09-13-2009 12:41 PM

They are great.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 09-13-2009 02:03 PM

These look great.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#7 posted 09-13-2009 02:06 PM

Great set of clocks Len, I love the finish on the Curly. Looks like a coating of glass.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#8 posted 09-13-2009 02:19 PM

Very nice, very nice indeed!

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#9 posted 09-13-2009 02:20 PM

dusty, what a Timely post! keep looking on that old computer wouldya? Can’t wait to see more!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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#10 posted 09-13-2009 04:27 PM

Nice collection of clocks

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#11 posted 09-13-2009 04:33 PM

Dusty:

a great selection of clocks. Very nice all.

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

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#12 posted 09-13-2009 04:43 PM

Cool looking desk clock.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 09-13-2009 04:43 PM

Cool looking desk clock.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 09-13-2009 06:55 PM

Thank you Everyone for the nice comments : )
The actual clocks were purchased from WoodCraft in W.Springfield MA about 5 years ago. I don’t know if they still carry all of them or not , but I’m sure they would be in their catalog and /or online . The first clock pictured is Solid Brass with a Glass bezel , and the smaller ones are mostly plastic. The Largest one in the Cherry clock is Anodized Aluminum and they also had a complimentary Thermometer at the time.You’ll need a 3&1/4” Forstner bit for these. I purchased one from WoodCraft for $22US at the time and had some difficulty boring into the Cherry with it. I questioned them about it and they told me that I would have to sharpen it myself !!Then they said that my drill press wasn’t turning at the correct RPM for the bit and then it was my feed rate that was incorrect…...long story short is that the chuck on my JET drill press wasn’t gripping the round Forstner bit shaft properly , so I had my Brother who is a Machinist make some flats on the shaft to solve the issue : )
The other clocks use a 1&3/8” Forstner bit.
Thanks again for the comments and questions and to bentlyj for the humor : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 09-13-2009 10:56 PM

Neat.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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