Mission Clock

  • Advertise with us
Project by TJCROSS posted 03-26-2010 05:21 AM 5835 views 17 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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!!


21 comments so far

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

13603 posts in 2804 days

#1 posted 03-26-2010 05:23 AM

very nice work … great color

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View TJCROSS's profile


149 posts in 1819 days

#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!


View Leroy5's profile


82 posts in 1873 days

#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.

-- Leroy

View cajunpen's profile


14468 posts in 2887 days

#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."

View michiganmark's profile


76 posts in 1886 days

#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

View Tim Dahn's profile

Tim Dahn

1499 posts in 2386 days

#6 posted 03-26-2010 11:57 AM

Another great clock, nice wood, don’t see QSWO with that may rays too often.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

View ND2ELK's profile


13495 posts in 2595 days

#7 posted 03-26-2010 12:26 PM

Nice looking clock as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View cobbler's profile


350 posts in 2612 days

#8 posted 03-26-2010 01:00 PM

The clock looks great. The finish is perfect.
I too, am a fan of QSWO.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

View michelletwo's profile


2327 posts in 1837 days

#9 posted 03-26-2010 01:34 PM


View DaddyZ's profile


2448 posts in 1862 days

#10 posted 03-26-2010 02:57 PM

Very Cool !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

View richgreer's profile


4540 posts in 1896 days

#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.

View CaptainSkully's profile


1206 posts in 2380 days

#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.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

View groovy_man_6's profile


142 posts in 1822 days

#13 posted 03-26-2010 03:27 PM

gorgeous.. LOVE IT… you finished it perfectly too!

View majeagle1's profile


1419 posts in 2318 days

#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,,

View TJCROSS's profile


149 posts in 1819 days

#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!


showing 1 through 15 of 21 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics