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Project by richgreer posted 01-09-2010 04:46 PM 1435 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I can’t take credit for doing a lot of work on these because there was not much work to do. I’ll take a little credit for recognizing a use for this maple burl.

I don’t even remember where I got this wood but I know I had to wait about 2 years for it to dry sufficiently.

Of course, the picture can be replaced with another picture.

The finish is spray lacquer.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.





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Dave Haynes

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#1 posted 01-09-2010 05:05 PM

Hey Rich….

Those really look nice. Where did you get the parts for the clocks? Just curious.

Dave

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 05:12 PM

I get all my clock stuff from www.klockit.com.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 05:24 PM

Fantastic clocks. Love the burls. I agree, KlockIt is a great source.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 01-09-2010 06:07 PM

Clocks always gets my attention just love them, very nice.

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#5 posted 01-10-2010 07:33 AM

Very cool!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#6 posted 03-12-2010 06:14 AM

I like it. Haven’t done any clocks, but I could see these making great gifts.

BTW, kudos for just figuring out what to do this beautiful chunk of wood. Easy to stare at them sometimes just trying to figure out where to go with it…

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#7 posted 03-12-2010 07:10 AM

Neat clocks

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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