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The plan for this was found on Steve Goods website. The clock insert was purchased at woodcraft
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#1 posted 02-01-2016 11:57 PM
Absolutely beautiful curly maple. Great build, too.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#2 posted 02-02-2016 06:58 AM
Wood looks awesome, beautiful design arround clock.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#3 posted 02-02-2016 10:43 AM
wow ! who cares what time it is – can’t see the clock for the beautiful framework
-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup
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#4 posted 02-02-2016 01:19 PM
Amazing wood! Great design too. Well done!
-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"
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#5 posted 02-02-2016 04:03 PM
My goodness gracious is that some amazing curl. Wow. Well done.
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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#6 posted 02-02-2016 05:33 PM
Looks beautiful! Can you tell us your process for finishing it?
-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking
#7 posted 02-02-2016 09:59 PM
This was finished with blonde shellac. With a french polish type of aplication. It has become my go to finish for curly maple. Sometimes I will top it off with Arm r seal if needed.
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#8 posted 02-03-2016 12:55 AM
You didn’t use any dye on that maple before the shellac? That’s the fanciest curly maple I’ve seen without dye enhancement.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#9 posted 02-03-2016 02:44 AM
No just the shellac. It was a really nicely figured board the texture of the grain felt like a washboard
#10 posted 02-03-2016 03:10 AM
Thanks. I wish I could find a whole log of that!
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#11 posted 02-03-2016 03:45 AM
Now that is really currly, thought it was a siberian tiger tree.
-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia
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#12 posted 02-04-2016 04:14 AM
Great job; like others I’m blown away by the grain pop. Do you source your curly maple locally, or is there a supplier name you could share? It’s much better than most of what I’ve seen in local stores.
#13 posted 02-04-2016 06:26 PM
I did pick it up at a local sawmill. I think I just lucked out it is the best peice i have come across. The board practically jumped out at me as I walked down isle.
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#14 posted 02-04-2016 06:46 PM
That’s a great clock. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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