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Project by Dan'um Style posted 2490 days ago 2313 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my earlier wood working projects.

Made this one from a plan found in Wood magazine.

About 15 years ago in my Milwaukee Bungalow basement I made three of these. Two were gifts and this one was mine.
Tools used: My old craftsman Table saw, Ryobi 10 inch planer and a Harbor Frieght belt sander.

Lumber came from a Indian Reservation west of Waukesha Wisconsin. Air dried post oak.

Clock insert from Klockit.

Sanded to 400 grit and 0000 steel wool.

Finished with right-out-of-the-can orange shellac.

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





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David

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#1 posted 2490 days ago

Dan -

Very nice to share one of your earlier projects. I like the lines and finish.

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gizmodyne

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#2 posted 2490 days ago

Very nice little project.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 2490 days ago

Nice clock project. I love clocks almost as much as boxes. Your project came out really nice.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Dorje

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#4 posted 2490 days ago

So this takes you back to your roots, eh? That’s fun to see. Good looking clock. Puts me in the mind of these clocks that Douglas Bordner posted some time ago.

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2490 days ago

Very nice clock Dan.

I’m a fan of clocks also.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Karson

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#6 posted 2490 days ago

Dan great clock. I like the lines and the color. Do you remember if the Oak had darkened after being outside as posts?

-- 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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WayneC

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#7 posted 2490 days ago

Love it. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Thos. Angle

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#8 posted 2490 days ago

Neat clock, Dan. I watched your tile on E-Bay. It did real well, didn’t it?

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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dennis mitchell

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#9 posted 2490 days ago

Nice simple design. Beautiful looking old fence post.

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Farles

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#10 posted 2490 days ago

Great clock. A project I would love to try one day for a gift for a loved one. I love mission style!

-- Farles from Niagara - Woodworking, like life, is a journey...enjoy the ride!

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 2489 days ago

thanks for the nice comments
link to more photos link

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

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 2489 days ago

Hey Thos
My ebay auction went pretty good. Guess I’m happy with the price. Paid twenty bucks for the tile.
Link to my LJ ebay blog for more information

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

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CharlieM1958

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#13 posted 2489 days ago

Nice clock! I like the grain combination on the side.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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miles125

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#14 posted 2489 days ago

Great look with that Oak.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Brad_Nailor

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