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Project by panhandler posted 1656 days ago 1013 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me to build something for a coworker who bought her first home. I have never built a clock and I thought it would be fun, and it was. I got the clock works from Klockit and the idea from many different post on LJ’s. I wish I could remember them and give them credit

-- Florida Panhandler

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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 1656 days ago

Awesome job, looks beautiful.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#2 posted 1656 days ago

You have a great clock, I love making clocks yours is one of the nicest one I ever seen, I too get my material from Klockit.
Thanks from posting.

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#3 posted 1656 days ago

That looks fantastic!

-- 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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#4 posted 1656 days ago

Beautiful work

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#5 posted 1655 days ago

Nice job.
I would suggest a small change if you build another oak clock case that will make it look better (my opinion). Try to find some quarter sawn oak with the “fiddle” grain pattern. The cabinet will look more antique like. This type of mantle clock takes very little wood so the extra expense of quarter sawn is worth the end result.

-- Les B, Oregon

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