Aniversary clock

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Project by madburg posted 02-21-2016 02:21 PM 981 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another reproduction clock from the Regency period. They are often called a chamfer top clock. This is made for local fiddle back Jarrah, and houses another Hermle ting-tang movement. The chamfer top can be removed to access the key. The sides have perforated brass sheets backed with velvet to let out the sound of the bells. The case is decorated with inlaid brass strings and dots, Lions head handles and a traditional pineapple on the top. The recipients initials are in mother of pearl on the front.

-- Madburg WA

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#1 posted 02-21-2016 03:15 PM

Beautiful workmanship! Any secret compartments?

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 02-21-2016 04:05 PM

Yet another stunning piece.

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

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

I totally concur, fantastic workmanship.

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#4 posted 02-21-2016 11:45 PM

Only in the top, for the key!

-- Madburg WA

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#5 posted 02-22-2016 01:01 AM

Beautiful clock. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#6 posted 02-22-2016 02:28 AM

I’m having trouble keeping up. All of your pieces are impressive and inspiring. These three are just lovely.


-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#7 posted 02-22-2016 05:46 AM

Realy amaizing clocks you make. They are so full of small details, you are very tallented woodworker.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 02-28-2016 03:21 PM

This is very nice. All of your projects are beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 09-24-2017 02:29 PM

good work i love inlay metal great work

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