White Oak Clock

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Project by docspencer posted 04-02-2017 09:54 PM 469 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a thick slice of white oak laying around the shop for years waiting for an idea. I have a friend who was working with some thin slices of cherry – holes, bark, swirled grain. Inspired, I went home and looked at the oak. I used a chainsaw to slice it thinner then worked it with a belt sander and RO sander until I had to about a 1/2” and smooth. Put a clock mechanism in it and made the base. Several coats of Watco DO and two coats of wipe on poly. Thanks for the views.

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#1 posted 04-03-2017 03:58 PM

I like end grain use on anything.
Nicely done. Anyone who has cleaned up an end chainsaw cut knows just how much of a job that really was.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 12:43 PM

The cracks are almost perfect where the numbers would be

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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