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Project by TJCROSS posted 1582 days ago 4037 views 20 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my latest designs. Quartersawn white oak with a etched copper face and a bronze moth tile that I made. The moth design came from an old pewter clock I saw once. I made the tile and then made a silcon mold. Then I cast a wax piece from the mold and had a foundry pour the bronze. I tried a method of placing the tile in sawdust that had been moistened with the patina for a couple of days. The surface was colored and lightly etched. It didn’t really come out the way I saw it in my head. The color looks much better in person and I sold it right away so I guess it wasn’t too bad. I really like this design and will probably expand more on it. Approximately 6” x 12” x 12”. Analine dye, lacquer and wax finish. Quartz movement.

-- www.theartsandcraftsstudio.com





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Tim29

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#1 posted 1582 days ago

Great design. nice job and keep posting.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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Andy

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#2 posted 1582 days ago

Wow! I really like this, very A&C, but new at the same time.
You put a lot of thought into your designs, and then follow through with good skills.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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bigike

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#3 posted 1582 days ago

very nice work!

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

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wwnovice

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#4 posted 1582 days ago

Unique and beautiful clock!

-- John

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TomFran

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#5 posted 1582 days ago

That is one beautiful design. It’s also very colorful and nicely crafted. I love this. Nice work!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1582 days ago

Outrageously cool clock most excellent work and design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tucsoncyclist

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#7 posted 1582 days ago

Great looking clock.

-- Marc - Tucson, AZ

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JimNEB

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#8 posted 1582 days ago

That is a real eye catcher! great work…

-- Jim, Nebraska

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559dustdesigns

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#9 posted 1582 days ago

Very professional design. Thank you for sharing.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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lazar

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#10 posted 1581 days ago

Nice work and design.

-- www.woodworkerlazar.com

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swank

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#11 posted 1581 days ago

Very nice!

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