Grandfather Clock

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Project by Ken90712 posted 09-27-2009 04:33 PM 1972 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 09-27-2009 04:36 PM

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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#2 posted 09-27-2009 05:43 PM

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.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#3 posted 09-27-2009 06:15 PM

Your father does nice work Ken.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 09-27-2009 07:30 PM

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

You should start planning now.


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

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#5 posted 09-27-2009 07:37 PM

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

-- John @

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#6 posted 09-27-2009 08:29 PM

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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#7 posted 09-27-2009 09:41 PM

It looks like a fine piece.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#8 posted 09-27-2009 10:52 PM

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, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 10-20-2009 02:38 AM

Nice look Clock!

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#10 posted 12-09-2012 10:00 PM

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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