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Project by ravensrock posted 02-06-2016 06:54 PM 1296 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make some clocks this year for Christmas gifts. The two in the back went to my mother and my mother-in-law. The other style in the front I gave to my son and his new wife. All are made from quartersawn white oak with wenge behind the grill of the middle clock. Thanks for looking!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking





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firecaster

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#1 posted 02-06-2016 08:04 PM

Did you design these? Or, are there plans available somewhere? They look great.

Just noticed you are in York. Do you ever get over to Columbia and visit the clock museum?

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#2 posted 02-06-2016 09:10 PM

I’ve been to the clock museum once years ago. The clock in front is from plans through Wood magazine. The other two I guess I designed. Found some similar online and made a few changes.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#3 posted 02-06-2016 09:23 PM

Nice job!

I built a bunch of the center clocks also, you can see them on my woodworking web site.

You can download a Google Sketchup design of my version of the clock here.

Thanks

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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ravensrock

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#4 posted 02-06-2016 09:56 PM

Nice Dale. I actually think your site was one I had come across when I was first researching these clocks.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#5 posted 02-06-2016 09:58 PM

Nice clocks.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#6 posted 02-06-2016 10:54 PM

Raven, would you mind telling me where you got got the dial for your son’s & DIL’s clock? I really like the style/number design. Thanks.

-- Art

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ravensrock

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#7 posted 02-06-2016 11:24 PM

Hi Art…got it at schsons.com . Pretty sure #200267. I received black and gold rings for the insert.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#8 posted 02-07-2016 02:14 AM

That’s a great looking set of A&C clocks! I’m sure everyone who got one just loves it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 02-07-2016 02:20 PM

Wonderful!

What finish did you use to give the oak that nice antique look?

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ravensrock

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#10 posted 02-07-2016 03:42 PM

Finished with honey amber Transtint dye, GF oil stain, and antique walnut gel stain glaze with sealcoat between each. Then 3 coats of satin Arm-R-Seal.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#11 posted 02-07-2016 05:23 PM

Those are really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#12 posted 02-07-2016 08:58 PM

Beautiful clocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 02-09-2016 02:34 AM

Nice job! Those are very attractive!

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#14 posted 02-09-2016 04:40 AM

Love the design. I love 1/4 white oak! I have a bunch stashed to take me through retirement.

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