English Carriage clock -2

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Project by madburg posted 02-21-2016 02:02 PM 486 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The second English style wooden carriage clock that I made. See my other English Carriage clock – 1 for more detail.

The style is sometimes called a ‘library clock’, though more usually a ‘four glass bracket clock’; the glass in front of the dial isn’t included in the count! The case is made from Western Australian Jarrah, and it is veneered in cherry, with box wood stringing. It uses another Hermle ting-tang movement.

-- Madburg WA

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#1 posted 02-21-2016 02:20 PM

Your clocks are every bit the equal of your boxes! Really nice work. Compliments all round.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 02-21-2016 02:26 PM

You can see I’m getting bored having read your PM and replied! Small clocks like this one are as much fun as boxes – probably easier, though with quite a range of different construction methods to work out.

-- Madburg WA

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#3 posted 02-21-2016 05:20 PM

Just gorgeous.

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#4 posted 02-21-2016 09:23 PM

That is a beautiful clock. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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