|Project by lorilorena||posted 03-29-2016 04:14 PM||1582 views||5 times favorited||15 comments|
Just finished this clock today. It is my own design. I had some really pretty claro walnut that I wanted to use. I thought the ebony would be a good contrast and bring out the dark streaks in the walnut. One of the hardest parts was the finish. I’m not very experienced with finishes and I had to try a few things before I was satisfied with the front. I love claro walnut, but most pretty pieces are used for gun stock. I am not a hunter, so I decided on a clock. I used a quartz movement with a mechanical bim bam chime. It’s a little loud so I may see if I can find a way to soften the chime a little.
-- Lori - Meadow Vista, Ca.