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Project by PetVet posted 12-16-2009 05:51 PM 1339 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife requested a mission style mantel clock for Christmas. The design is a collaboration of what she had in mind, and what I could do. Primary wood is Bubinga, the secondary is mahogany burl veneer. Finished with amber shellac and wax. Clock face from Klockit.

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-16-2009 06:17 PM

Fantastic clock well done Rich

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#2 posted 12-16-2009 06:57 PM

‘tis the season for building wonderful clocks for our brides. And you built a nice one too! Love that mahogany burl too. Great grain in it!

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

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#3 posted 12-16-2009 07:32 PM

Rich,

Gorgeous clock! I really love the design, proportions and the burl!

Lew

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#4 posted 12-16-2009 07:39 PM

Great job. Your wife will be proud of you.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 12-16-2009 10:40 PM

Hey Rich;

Beautiful job.

Lee

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#6 posted 12-17-2009 12:51 AM

Very well done. I enjoy clocks so thanks for sharing.

-- Duane, Iowa

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