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Project by Alongiron posted 01-06-2017 08:58 PM 1575 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cleaning out my short stock bin, I found enough to make this nice QSWO clock. It has a 4” insert I purchased from Klockit. The top is about 14” x 6”. These are fun to make up and I sell them for $125 each. A coat of Danish oil dark walnut followed by 2 coats of wipe on poly. Thanks for taking a look!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien





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docspencer

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#1 posted 01-06-2017 09:16 PM

This looks great! What do you use to make the hole for the insert?

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#2 posted 01-06-2017 09:21 PM

This clock turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 01-06-2017 09:24 PM

Doc

Thanks! I cut the hole using my scroll saw. This insert required a 3-3/4” cut out. I made the circle about a 1/16” under. I than took it to my spindle sander and sanded it until the insert slipped in

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#4 posted 01-06-2017 09:24 PM

As usual; beautiful work Steve.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#5 posted 01-06-2017 10:44 PM

Steve, I think you have perfected the buffalo clock art form. I have a couple scraps that might end up as a clock. Time will tell. ha

-- Art

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#6 posted 01-06-2017 11:05 PM

That’s a wonderful looking clock Steve. You just can’t beat the look of QSWO.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 01-06-2017 11:41 PM

A fine looking clock—nice piece of oak, and smart looking movement!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 01-07-2017 05:07 AM

Looks great, love the clock face

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 01-07-2017 12:56 PM

Very unique design. I like it!!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#10 posted 01-07-2017 01:41 PM

Pretty cool design, nice looking mechanisam.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-07-2017 04:47 PM

Nice work there. Thanks for sharing.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#12 posted 01-07-2017 06:47 PM

Well done, really like that Oak.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#13 posted 01-07-2017 11:05 PM

Scroll saw huh. Impressive. Not sure mine would cut oak that thick. I’m sure if I showed this to my wife it would end up my honey-do list pretty quick.

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#14 posted 01-08-2017 05:01 AM

Cool clock!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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