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Project by falegniam posted 05-19-2010 06:37 AM 3260 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My inspiration for this was the flow of time combined with a Bald Cypress tree with fluid curves which can comfortably live in water.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-19-2010 06:40 AM

Cool idea well done

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Dale

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#2 posted 05-19-2010 03:21 PM

It’s Cypress without a doubt.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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falegniam

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#3 posted 05-19-2010 06:38 PM

Thanks for the reply dale, i did a search and it doesn’t look like cypress.
The italian cypress trees do not have the right size diameter trunk for a slab of this size.
My wall clock has approximately 24” DIA

http://www.thujagardens.com/LeylandCypress.html?gclid=CJTU1r3Q3qECFRY75QodSWZnJw

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#4 posted 05-19-2010 08:00 PM

Like this kind of cypress…

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/BaldCypress.jpg

-- Scott - Katy, Texas

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#5 posted 05-20-2010 02:18 AM

Nice clock.

I’d think Cypress from the USA

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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falegniam

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#6 posted 05-20-2010 06:50 AM

Dale was correct. thank you all for the info.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#7 posted 08-08-2010 01:16 AM

Great looking clock! Like the color and its awesome shape! Very different. The 2nd time is for? I’m guessing Zulu aka Greenwich time? No not the Connecticut one LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 08-08-2010 07:35 AM

ken, the second clock is for western europe, the center clock is eastern united states. thanks for the compliment.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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