I had twins!

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Project by pashley posted 11-14-2009 02:01 AM 2177 views 14 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wow, I had twins!

Actually, I wanted to try a “production run” of my model, “The Keene” to see how much quicker I could produce them on a per basis, and yes, it was a time saver.

Anyhow, they are maple, quilted maple, and paduak. The ceramic leaf tile is handmade by a local artist, and one has a glossy finish, the other has none. The finish? 3 coats of clear shellac and 3 coats of Briwax…a finish I’m coming to love!

I made a water-slide decal for my logo; it was quite easy to do, and considering making a tutorial any Joe can follow, if anyone is interested….really gives it a nice touch, I think….

Now to sell these buggers….

If you want to see a large picture, go here.

My website is New Mission

-- Have a blessed day!

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#1 posted 11-14-2009 02:05 AM

Wow… nice work. I also like the name ‘New Mission Workshop’.

-- tim hill

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#2 posted 11-14-2009 02:23 AM

Nice design and great looking creation.

I also like your decal.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 11-14-2009 03:03 AM

Congratulations on your twins ! I see they were only 2 minutes apart….....................

Beautiful choice of wood and craftsmanship, these will go fast I believe.

Yes, I would love to see how you made your decals and the sources for materials…...........

Thanks for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 03:04 AM

Beautiful clocks.

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 04:29 AM

Nice job. good luck selling them. Your larger picture link says private page.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 11-14-2009 04:38 AM

I BELIEVE I fixed that link…thanks for letting me know!

-- Have a blessed day!

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#7 posted 11-14-2009 05:36 AM

Gorgeous design! Would love to see a tutorial on your waterslide decal. Also, give an ‘atta boy to that local artist, a very nice touch with the leaves. Good luck

-- "Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding 'you are making a scene'." - Homer Simpson

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 06:25 AM

Very nice! I really like the contrast between those 2 woods awesome clocks. Also would like to learn about the deal!

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#9 posted 11-14-2009 06:31 AM

Great looking clocks and combination of wood. Do you turn the face ring on the lathe? How much time do you figure you shaved on each clock by doing two at a time?

I would be very interested it learning how to do the water decal..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#10 posted 11-14-2009 07:02 AM

Very nice job. I like the colors.

-- Bud -

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#11 posted 11-14-2009 07:03 AM

Very unique clocks. Catchy logo….neat design. Would like to see the decal process.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#12 posted 11-14-2009 12:42 PM

Elegant unique clocks. Love them!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 11-14-2009 03:11 PM

Very nice work!
Mission accomplished.

-- 温故知新

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#14 posted 11-14-2009 04:40 PM

I love it! Great work.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#15 posted 11-14-2009 05:04 PM

ver nice work.realy like the wood combination. i would like to see how you do the decals as well

-- jeff robinson, panama city, fl

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