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New A&C- Mission style clock for a gallery that sells them. QSWO with mortise and tenon joints pinned with square ebony pegs. Etched copper face and pendulum. Thanks for looking!!
Mar 25, 2010
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#1 posted 03-26-2010 05:23 AM
very nice work … great color
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#2 posted 03-26-2010 05:32 AM
Dan- I had trouble shooting today. Nothing looked good. Must be my mood..I think. The finish really looks much better in person. The rays show up alot more too!
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#3 posted 03-26-2010 05:40 AM
Beautiful clock. I love quartersawn white oak. What stain did you use? It really highlights the flakes.
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#4 posted 03-26-2010 06:56 AM
Beautiful clock – did you use plans, or is it your own design? If plans, where can I get a set of them?
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#5 posted 03-26-2010 11:10 AM
Looks fantastic, I’d also like to acquire the plans, please share. Great work!
-- Michiganmark, I dream in wood......I'll blame it on my grandfather
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#6 posted 03-26-2010 11:57 AM
Another great clock, nice wood, don’t see QSWO with that may rays too often.
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#7 posted 03-26-2010 12:26 PM
Nice looking clock as always. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#8 posted 03-26-2010 01:00 PM
The clock looks great. The finish is perfect.I too, am a fan of QSWO.
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#9 posted 03-26-2010 01:34 PM
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#10 posted 03-26-2010 02:57 PM
Very Cool !!
-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one
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#11 posted 03-26-2010 02:59 PM
Every once in a while something on this website stands out as being exceptionally nice. This is one of those items. Very well done.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#12 posted 03-26-2010 03:21 PM
This is probably my favorite! Stunning. The ginko leaves are a very nice touch. Please share your finish if possible.
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#13 posted 03-26-2010 03:27 PM
gorgeous.. LOVE IT… you finished it perfectly too!
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#14 posted 03-26-2010 08:27 PM
Absolutely fantastic design! Love the QSWO and the finish if beautiful….....the rays just POP right out at you.
One of my favorites also, job well done !
-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/
#15 posted 03-26-2010 09:31 PM
Thanks for the great compliments. It is greatly appreciated. I’m sorry I don’t have any plans available and I don’t really use plans. I have a schetch that I use for the design and that’s about it. I guess everyone has their finishes they like to use. I use Homestead Transfast aniline dye stains. I put a dark mission brown on first, sand with 400 grit then apply med. walnut. You have to take the first coat down some to expose the rays. I hand rubbed 4 coats of Formby’s Tung Oil Finish using extra fine steel wool between coats. Finally finished off with Briwax dark brown. There is definitely more work with the water based dyes because it raises the grain but it dries fast and is easy to use. Like I said everyone has their own methods. Thanks for looking!
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