Wood geared clock

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Project by btbam87 posted 02-10-2010 01:02 AM 6822 views 37 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a weight driven all wooden clock I used pommele sapele, birch ply and a bit of curly maple, took me roughly 40 or so hours to make, I didnt design this, I ordered the plans from a man named Clayton boyer.

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#1 posted 02-10-2010 01:06 AM

wow, nice work.

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#2 posted 02-10-2010 01:12 AM

very cool. Welcome to Lj’s!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#3 posted 02-10-2010 01:12 AM

awesome clock even thow the plans was from hawii
great work I like it
does it work as you expected


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#4 posted 02-10-2010 01:13 AM

thanks! I see you know of the person im talking about, it keeps excellent time, maybe a minute or 2 off each day, I am in the middle of making another one of his but its a lot more difficult to get ticking

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#5 posted 02-10-2010 01:42 AM

AWESOME choice of wood!!! It looks GREAT!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#6 posted 02-10-2010 01:43 AM

Great clock it seem like 40 hours for a project like this is a relatively short time to build such a detailed work.

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#7 posted 02-10-2010 01:44 AM

How well does it keep time?

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#8 posted 02-10-2010 01:53 AM

Nevertheless, it’s a piece of art. And a nice on at that!


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#9 posted 02-10-2010 02:04 AM

Amazing Clock! You did a wonderful Job with all the detial.

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#10 posted 02-10-2010 02:07 AM

Impressive looking clock. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#11 posted 02-10-2010 02:11 AM

Dittos!! How do you make the gears?

-- Les, Missouri,

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#12 posted 02-10-2010 02:35 AM

amazing craftsmanship.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#13 posted 02-10-2010 02:51 AM

I’m very impressed by this. Great job.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#14 posted 02-10-2010 02:53 AM

A remarkable work of horiology. Congratulations.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#15 posted 02-10-2010 02:56 AM

Great job on the clock, it turned out very well.

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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