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Project by skidiot posted 12-25-2009 04:04 AM 3546 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this arts and crafts style grandfather clock a couple years ago. All my life I wanted a tall case clock. When I got really interested in the arts and crafts style I just merged the two ideas together. This is the only project I have built using puchased plans. This is a peice that Norm built on the New Yankee Workshop. I am specially proud of the large cove molding at the top. That was made from scratch on the table saw. I had seen Norm use that technique on another project and I didnt beleive it would really work. I didnt have a clue as to the angle or anything but it came out nicely. As usual most of the wood is pallet wood, even the glass came from old windows out of a dumpster. I didnt put a real movement into it. The price is a bit more than I thought it would be. Maybe someday.

-- skidiot northern illinois





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-25-2009 04:07 AM

Very nice another great clock. Good ol Norm.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 12-25-2009 04:15 AM

WoW, beautiful job on that clock, marvelous.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Gary

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#3 posted 12-25-2009 04:37 AM

Nice clock. You’re right, the movements are kind of pricey

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 01-18-2010 10:07 PM

Very nice project. Nice casework.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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