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Project by alexsutula posted 01-15-2010 07:35 AM 2061 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 http://www.columbusideafoundry.com/ . 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 01-15-2010 07:38 AM

Most unique

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#2 posted 01-15-2010 08:38 AM

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.

Best,

-- Jim

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#3 posted 01-15-2010 09:34 AM

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 01-15-2010 01:20 PM

extraordinary!!

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#5 posted 01-15-2010 02:43 PM

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

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 01-15-2010 04:28 PM

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

Dennis

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#7 posted 01-25-2010 10:13 PM

Very cool

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

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#8 posted 01-07-2011 06:54 PM

Hi Alex;

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

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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