LumberJocks

Wall Mission Clock

  • Advertise with us
Project by ArthurS posted 05-26-2017 12:41 AM 1695 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built these two mission style clocks with some short pieces of oak that were given to me. Used the same design as my previous ones in cherry. One I treated one with ammonia to darken the wood. I placed the clock in a plastic garbage bag with a small bowl of janitorial strength ammonia cleaner picked up from Ace. The clocks were finished with tung oil.





8 comments so far

View bondogaposis's profile

bondogaposis

5094 posts in 2555 days


#1 posted 05-26-2017 12:19 PM

I like these, very nice.

-- Bondo Gaposis

View ScottM's profile

ScottM

691 posts in 2351 days


#2 posted 05-26-2017 01:07 PM

^^ Ditto. I’m sort of a clock nut. Haven’t built a whole bunch of them, but I really like looking at them.

How long did you fume for that look? Also can you give some dimensions?

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32087 posts in 3071 days


#3 posted 05-26-2017 01:24 PM

These are very nice clocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View ScottM's profile

ScottM

691 posts in 2351 days


#4 posted 05-26-2017 02:00 PM

Sorry, I went and looked at the cherry version you mentioned and see the dimensions….

View splintergroup's profile

splintergroup

2436 posts in 1426 days


#5 posted 05-26-2017 02:00 PM

I’m sold on the Ace brand ammonia for fuming as well. It takes a few hours, but always does its job.

Nicely styled clocks, what do you use on the clock to secure them to the wall?

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

4201 posts in 3780 days


#6 posted 05-26-2017 03:13 PM

Very nice work Arthur.

View FoundSheep's profile

FoundSheep

196 posts in 660 days


#7 posted 05-26-2017 07:48 PM

Those are well made little clocks. Where do you get your clock faces? I’m trying to find a source for a round one with Roman numerals, about 6-8” I think.

-- -Will, FoundSheep Designs

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

6903 posts in 3351 days


#8 posted 05-26-2017 10:17 PM

Great looking pair of clocks—I really like patina of the fumed oak clock!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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

HomeRefurbers.com