Ying Yang Clock

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Project by woodwkjohn posted 02-20-2010 08:50 PM 2369 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was an idea of my wife’s. She seems to think I can do anything. It is Mahogany & Alder, with a fit up from Klockkit. Most of the woodwork was done on a router.

-- woodwkjohn

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#1 posted 02-20-2010 09:28 PM

Nice looking Ying Yang clock. Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 02-21-2010 12:34 AM

Very nice. Getting a good fit on that glue line must have been one heck of a challenge.

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

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#3 posted 02-21-2010 02:11 AM

Beautifull. Your wife is a great source of inspiration! And you’re a good woodworker for having made such a good match of the two shapes.

This ‘sign’ or ‘image’ or ‘crest’ is called “DAO”. It ties the Yin and the Yang together.

To get such nice tight fit between the two species of wood I believe you used a router, templates and guide bushing/pattern bit, right?



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#4 posted 02-21-2010 04:20 AM

I was thinking the same thing as richreer, regarding the glue line. Did you use a pattern bit with your router?

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#5 posted 02-21-2010 03:32 PM

I too like the fit.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 02-21-2010 04:00 PM

Great clock. Your wife has good taste and a great beliefe in your tallents. Nice job matvhing the halves together.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 05:51 AM

Awesome job! Very cool clock….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 02-22-2010 05:55 AM

Unique design.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 02-22-2010 08:05 PM


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

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#10 posted 11-08-2012 05:01 PM


-- Joel

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