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Project by carcollector posted 08-23-2016 01:13 PM 1152 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was a project started 4 years ago but saw a large delay when we moved. I was not a carver and this was the longest part of the project. The idea was a clock built in the 1800’s that I thought was great. This is my version built from cherry with walnut accents. This picture was taken before I painted the pendulum and hands to match the dial edge. I entered this in the Iowa State Fair and was awarded Best of Show in woodworking. I was extremely pleased. I am new to this forum and looking forward to viewing all the wonderful projects and learning from others.

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#1 posted 08-23-2016 01:24 PM

Nicely done!

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#2 posted 08-23-2016 02:15 PM

Nicely done indeed!

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 08-23-2016 02:26 PM

Fantastic. No wonder it was best of show.

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#4 posted 08-23-2016 03:10 PM

beautiful masterpiece …....... GREAT JOB

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#5 posted 08-23-2016 10:55 PM

Wow! Great job.

-- I always knew I would grow old, But I expected it to take longer!

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#6 posted 08-24-2016 03:31 PM

Well you certainly joined LJ’s with a splash!

That’s a beautiful clock—must be a pleasure to enjoy it in your home everyday! Congratulations on the Best of Show award—something to be very proud of!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 08-24-2016 04:16 PM

Thanks to everyone for their kind comments. I appreciate your feedback.

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#8 posted 08-27-2016 02:32 AM

Nice job!

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