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Project by ArthurS posted 05-26-2017 12:41 AM 943 views 8 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.





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bondogaposis

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

I like these, very nice.

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#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?

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

These are very nice clocks.

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

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

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#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?

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

Very nice work Arthur.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#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

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#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

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