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Project by panhandler posted 12-29-2009 02:03 AM 1035 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 12-29-2009 03:26 AM

Awesome job, looks beautiful.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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GMman

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#2 posted 12-29-2009 03:51 AM

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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bobthebuilder647

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#3 posted 12-29-2009 08:05 AM

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 12-29-2009 02:41 PM

Beautiful work

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 08:14 PM

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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