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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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TomFran

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#1 posted 2429 days ago

Very pretty clock.

The base looks like walnut. What about the top? (Zebrawood???)

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2429 days ago

what unique lines in that wood – kinda like “time lines” :)

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Karson

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#3 posted 2429 days ago

I’d call the top Ambrosia Maple. Did it have small worm holes in the color streaks?

Nice clock.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Chip

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#4 posted 2429 days ago

Very nice work and thanks for posting it. The spalted maple is beautiful.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Tilt

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#5 posted 2429 days ago

nice clock, love the contrast of woods….

-- My dad was an electrician, but my fathers a carpenter.

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WayneC

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#6 posted 2429 days ago

Very Pretty.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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TomFran

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#7 posted 2429 days ago

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

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Corey

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#8 posted 2429 days ago

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.

Corey

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gbvinc

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#9 posted 2428 days ago

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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jembo

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#10 posted 2428 days ago

Beautiful clock, beautiful wood, interesting discussion..

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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mot

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#11 posted 2424 days ago

Great clock!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Blake

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#12 posted 2333 days ago

Really nice clock. I love the spalted stripes.

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gbvinc

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#13 posted 2333 days ago

Thanks Blake!

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trifern

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#14 posted 2091 days ago

Gorgeous clock and choice of wood. I really like how you ran the grain pattern. It gives the clock character.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 2068 days ago

Cool i would have thought spalted also, i’m going to have to find me a chunk of this ambrosia… thanks for sharing Dug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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