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Fly Fishing Mantle Clock for Christmas Gift

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Project by rozzi posted 12-01-2009 03:58 AM 2185 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock is very basic and simple compared to most. I belong to a fishing club and for our Christmas Party we each bring a $10.00 gift for a gift exchange just for the spirit of things. You can’t buy much for $10.00 any more so I decided to use the $10.00 and make something. Actually as simple as it was it was a decent hit. The guy that got it seemed thrilled. So I made one from cherry with praying hands for my mom and changed the faces for a different look. Clock movements came from Cherry Works and the oak and cherry were sraps from the shop. Stained the oak one and sprayed with laquer. The cherry one just sprayed on laquer. Kept me under the $10.00 limit.

-- Duane, Iowa





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woodenships

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#1 posted 12-01-2009 04:28 AM

Very thoughtful gift and hope it brings you luck.
Dave

-- "Safety is habit you start and always keep!"

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#2 posted 12-01-2009 11:41 AM

I like it!!
What a great way to extend the $10 limit.
Nicely done!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 12-01-2009 07:19 PM

How did you stay under the limit with the clock works and all? I googled Cherry Works and all I got was a custom furniture shop. I usually get my clock parts from Lee Valley and the cheapest I have seen there is $12.50…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#4 posted 12-02-2009 01:27 AM

Inserts are 2-3/4 with a 2-3/8 hole. Bought the insert from cherrytreetoys.com for $6.95 plus shipping but I bought a few extra.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#5 posted 12-02-2009 02:16 AM

Very nice!
I may make a few myself.

-- Rick, Pa. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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