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Project by John Gray posted 02-08-2010 08:46 PM 1727 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are most of the clocks, made 11 total, I made for ladies in the family for Christmas in 2008. Each one is made with a different wood and/or trim I routed. They also each contain a secret compartment that is flocked in green.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................





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#1 posted 02-08-2010 08:53 PM

Very nice selection : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 02-08-2010 09:08 PM

Great gifts.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-08-2010 09:23 PM

very cool, I love the hidden compartment.

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#4 posted 02-08-2010 11:01 PM

Lucky ladies; but I wonder how secret the compartments are now.LOL
Gerard

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#5 posted 02-08-2010 11:04 PM

Time marches on, very nice group of clocks.

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#6 posted 02-08-2010 11:55 PM

Very nice clocks.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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#7 posted 02-09-2010 10:49 PM

How do the secret copartments stay closed. It looks as if they just sit together with pins?

Or do you use a gravity pin to lock?

Great work. I really like them!

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#8 posted 02-09-2010 11:18 PM

John Harris,
To answer your question I used a Brass Friction Catch 3/16”D (item number 39055)
, in the link below they are actually pretty hard to open.
http://www.klockit.com/products/sku-EEEKK.html
They actually came in this kit 49646 Progressive Design Desk Clock Lesson Plan Evaluation Pack.
http://www.klockit.com/products/dept-395__sku-49646.html
The kit contains the clock mechanism, a hinge, and the friction catch. All the wood, flock, and finishing I provided. The kits are just a simple way of getting the hardware. I also had to purchase the top handle item D38014 in the link to follow.
http://www.klockit.com/products/sku-EEENN.html

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#9 posted 04-11-2010 05:40 AM

Is this the only model of clocks you make ?

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#10 posted 04-11-2010 03:37 PM

SimonG, this is my 1st adventure in making clocks but since I have the whole family supplied with at least one clock it will be my last for some time. Altho I did make a Harley Davidson clock out of a large piece of redwood which only took 28 years from start to finish. ;-))

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#11 posted 09-23-2010 03:19 AM

Just beautiful.

Diane

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