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Project by bake posted 1549 days ago 1142 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a birthday gift for my son, he is turning 10 in february. He told me that he’d like a pocket watch to wear with his Sunday suit.

Walnut, hard maple & padauk. Finished with 6 coats of Minwax wipe on poly. The clock and chain are from Woodcraft.

I was going to just make it out of the padauk but I was afraid it wood look like a stop sign.

2 1/8” x 1/2”

Tools used; Table saw, jointer, planer, router table & drill press.

This is my Yin Yang entry. As this is a sunday watch I want you to notice how the “good” light wood compliments the “evil” dark wood.

Thanks for looking, Bake.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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woodworm

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#1 posted 1549 days ago

Nice shape and contrasting wood colour stripes looks great.
Good luck!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 1549 days ago

Very nice!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 1549 days ago

Interesting Idea

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ChrisN

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#4 posted 1549 days ago

Very Nice.

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#5 posted 1549 days ago

very nice.. its a wonderful gift to your son

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#6 posted 1545 days ago

rockin

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

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