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This was our Wedding gift made by my Father. This tradition started with his father making these clocks for his children as wedding gifts. My father and has continued the tradition for his 3 children. As most of us on here know, these are kits that are definitely for the advanced woodworker. We love this thing; it is now 15 yrs old.
Ken

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





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lew

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#1 posted 1761 days ago

Beautiful Clock!

Made one like this for my father many years ago. My Mom winds it every Saturday night.

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

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 1761 days ago

Wow! This is a great addition to a house. Well done. Some day, maybe, I’ll be able to build one. Hope it’ll be as nice as yours. I need to practice, practice and practice a bit more. I’m keeping a picture of it.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1761 days ago

Your father does nice work Ken.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bothus

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#4 posted 1761 days ago

What a great tradition. When are your kids getting married?

You should start planning now.

;;
J

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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huff

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#5 posted 1761 days ago

Really nice clock and a nice tradition that your grandfather started.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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stefang

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#6 posted 1761 days ago

That’s a beautiful clock Ken, and even more special because your dad made it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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degoose

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#7 posted 1761 days ago

It looks like a fine piece.

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

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1761 days ago

No kids yet, fun to work on making them though! Ohh the clocks too! LOL Thx guys it means alot from peers I respect.
Ken

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1739 days ago

Nice look Clock!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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oakwood

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#10 posted 592 days ago

I luv the grandfather clock. Your father did a fantastic job of it. From looking at the rest of your postings I would say that you are a chip off the old block. Very nice work…. all the best

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