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Clock I built some time ago for a school auction. Bubinga with Pure Tung and wax
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
Mar 03, 2016
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#1 posted 03-03-2016 01:25 AM
-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **
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#2 posted 03-03-2016 01:33 AM
Great clock Gary – you been holding out on the Bubinga! Nice cause too….....
-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA
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#3 posted 03-03-2016 01:38 AM
Very classy looking piece
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 03-03-2016 01:46 AM
What kind of movement does it have… remember where you got it?
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
#5 posted 03-03-2016 01:53 AM
Thanks, ChrisAhh,,Jeff… I bet you have bunches in that huge stash of yoursThanks, MonteJoe, I remember it was NOT clockit… can’t remember who it was. I’ll try to look it up and let you know. It’s a quartz
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#6 posted 03-03-2016 02:43 AM
I, too, am curious about the movement. I have been trying to find the small solid brass bezels but all I can find anymore are the plastic bezels which really don’t do justice to a handmade clock with wood such as walnut or cherry.
-- I read it but I wasn't listening!!
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#7 posted 03-03-2016 03:44 AM
Nicely done Gary. I need to make a clock. Just have to find the time.
-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.
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#8 posted 03-03-2016 04:56 AM
Great little clock and an interesting looking skeleton/chapter ring dial. I would recommended any one who does not know them to try Meadows and Passmore for clock bits and pieces, and movements – they ship world wide.
-- Madburg WA
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#9 posted 03-03-2016 08:53 AM
Beautifully crafted clock, Gary! I’ve not seen Bubinga in real life. Which picture best depicts the finished color? PS: I kinda liked the ‘C’ and heart topper! Thanks for sharing.
-- God bless, Candy
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#10 posted 03-03-2016 03:06 PM
Sweet clock, Gary. I’m sure it raised some healthy donations for the cause.
-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!
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#11 posted 03-03-2016 05:22 PM
Great looking clock! And for a good cause.
-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking
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#12 posted 03-03-2016 06:49 PM
Well done, sir.Both the craftsmanship and the auction donation thingy!!!
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
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#13 posted 03-03-2016 06:53 PM
This clock looks great.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#14 posted 03-03-2016 10:50 PM
What a pretty lil’ bracket clock, I just love these things.
-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.
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#15 posted 03-04-2016 12:55 AM
Great looking clock! I’m sure it fetched a nice sum at the auction!
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