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Project by TJCROSS posted 03-13-2010 08:59 PM 2510 views 14 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another one of my clocks that I built for a customer. Quarterswan white oak, aniline dye, lacquer with wax finish. The movement is a Kieninger 9 bell. Beautifull movement that really sounds great but cost a pretty penny. Thanks for looking and for all the nice compliments!

-- www.theartsandcraftsstudio.com





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John Gray

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#1 posted 03-13-2010 09:18 PM

EXCELLENT JOB!!!!!! Thanks for the post I saved the pix for my future use.
Where did you get the movement?

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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TomFran

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#2 posted 03-13-2010 09:30 PM

All I can say is, you are good. These clocks are fantastic! Some of us do woodwork, but guys like you and others here are artists.

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

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stefang

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#3 posted 03-13-2010 11:01 PM

That’s a great clock! It has the grandfather clock feel to it. The classy movement really makes it sing. Lots of good craftsmanship an loads of fine details. Your client must be very happy.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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sras

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#4 posted 03-14-2010 03:04 AM

You have a great talent! I have enjoyed looking at these. Thanks for shairng!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 03-14-2010 04:25 AM

Beautiful clock. Very impressive work. Thanks for posting.

GOD Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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tucsoncyclist

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#6 posted 03-14-2010 04:28 AM

I really like the looks of that clock. Beautiful job.

-- Marc - Tucson, AZ

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 03-14-2010 07:36 AM

Wonderful clock. It kind of looks like a bonnet to a grandmother clock.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Maveric777

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#8 posted 03-14-2010 03:23 PM

WOW! Now that is an awesome clock. Very well done…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Moron

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#9 posted 03-14-2010 03:42 PM

Thats very nicely done and would look super on my mantle just the way it is

Those chrome/nichel hinges sorta “pop”............maybe brass or black to soften that up a tad

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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TJCROSS

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#10 posted 03-14-2010 11:24 PM

The hinges are brass. The light made them look silver. I wanted to use antique brass but the customer wanted the bright brass. Thanks for the compliments…

-- www.theartsandcraftsstudio.com

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 03-15-2010 01:18 AM

The hinges match the knob…no biggy although now that you’ve mentioned it , I think your choice would have been better : ) I’ve never seen such a fancy clockworks..it must sound great !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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TJCROSS

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#12 posted 03-15-2010 06:00 AM

It sounds great but it cost $600 just for the movement and that was a sale price. I’ve seen it listed at clock suppliers for $900…

-- www.theartsandcraftsstudio.com

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jimmy meeker

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#13 posted 02-24-2013 12:54 AM

very very nice clock. i would love to do something like that. that clock is beautiful. i have only made three clocks so far but i am working on three more nothing like this thou

-- jrm123

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