steam-punk commissioned clock

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Project by alexsutula posted 1653 days ago 2012 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was a collaborative project between me and two other artists (my sister and brother-in-law) in Columbus, OH threw the Columbus Idea Foundry . Built for Linux/Unix creator Doug Mcllroy. I designed and built the clock casing. Materials are cherry, walnut, copper and brass. My sister and brother-in-law designed, cut, and etched the copper and brass plates. The clock has no hands, but rather, the faces revolved to tell the time.

-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland

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#1 posted 1653 days ago

Most unique

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#2 posted 1653 days ago

Fantastic workmanship. I’m sure the recipient will grow to cherish it. Are there any in-progress pictures you could share? I’d love to see how the innards work and how it all came together. Thanks for sharing.


-- Jim

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#3 posted 1653 days ago

freakin cool

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#4 posted 1653 days ago


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#5 posted 1653 days ago

Impressive looking piece! Beautiful job by all involved. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1653 days ago

great to see some steampunk work on the site when it´s made so beuityful as this
even when it´s on the soft side of steampunk great work and tank´s for sharing
the clockproject with us
and welcome to L J


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#7 posted 1642 days ago

Very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 1295 days ago

Hi Alex;

I don’t know how I missed your projects before. Very nice, indeed.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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