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Project by btbam87 posted 1661 days ago 5016 views 36 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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bigike

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#1 posted 1661 days ago

wow, nice work.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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cstrang

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#2 posted 1661 days ago

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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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 1661 days ago

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

Dennis

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btbam87

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#4 posted 1661 days ago

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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Cozmo35

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#5 posted 1661 days ago

AWESOME choice of wood!!! It looks GREAT!

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

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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trotter

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#7 posted 1661 days ago

How well does it keep time?

-- All is OK in the end. If it's not OK, it's not the end.

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Jordan

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#8 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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crosseyedcarver

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#9 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 1661 days ago

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

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Les Casteel

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#11 posted 1661 days ago

Dittos!! How do you make the gears?

-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com

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CreekWoodworker

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#12 posted 1661 days ago

amazing craftsmanship.

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

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richgreer

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#13 posted 1660 days ago

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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8iowa

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#14 posted 1660 days ago

A remarkable work of horiology. Congratulations.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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SgtSnafu

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#15 posted 1660 days ago

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

Thanks for sharing

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

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