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A little clock I made for one of the kids. Just an initial test to see how posting project pictures works.
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#1 posted 08-27-2007 01:17 AM
Very pretty clock.
The base looks like walnut. What about the top? (Zebrawood???)
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#2 posted 08-27-2007 01:19 AM
what unique lines in that wood – kinda like “time lines” :)
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#3 posted 08-27-2007 01:25 AM
I’d call the top Ambrosia Maple. Did it have small worm holes in the color streaks?
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#4 posted 08-27-2007 02:39 AM
Very nice work and thanks for posting it. The spalted maple is beautiful.
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#5 posted 08-27-2007 03:26 AM
nice clock, love the contrast of woods….
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#6 posted 08-27-2007 03:29 AM
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#7 posted 08-27-2007 03:56 AM
Hey, I just noticed the title of this project, which answers my previous question.
Spalted maple and walnut clock!
Sorry for the “dumb” question ;^D
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#8 posted 08-27-2007 04:11 AM
That’s a beauty of a clock. Beautiful stock. That is ambrosial maple… the streaking is not from spalting but the remains and tracks of the ambrosia beetle. Makes for a great looking clock.
#9 posted 08-27-2007 03:23 PM
Ha! You guys are, of course, right. It is Ambrosia, not spalted maple. My Bad. Just threw it up here between cuts and goofed up! Thanks for catching that.
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#10 posted 08-27-2007 10:03 PM
Beautiful clock, beautiful wood, interesting discussion..
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#11 posted 08-31-2007 04:17 PM
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#12 posted 11-30-2007 08:41 PM
Really nice clock. I love the spalted stripes.
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#13 posted 11-30-2007 10:12 PM
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#14 posted 07-30-2008 04:36 AM
Gorgeous clock and choice of wood. I really like how you ran the grain pattern. It gives the clock character.
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#15 posted 08-22-2008 07:28 AM
Cool i would have thought spalted also, i’m going to have to find me a chunk of this ambrosia… thanks for sharing Dug
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