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Project by Dan'um Style posted 11-04-2007 06:48 AM 2325 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 11-04-2007 06:55 AM

Dan -

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

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#2 posted 11-04-2007 07:20 AM

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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#3 posted 11-04-2007 08:18 AM

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 11-04-2007 08:26 AM

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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#5 posted 11-04-2007 01:53 PM

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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#6 posted 11-04-2007 03:08 PM

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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#7 posted 11-04-2007 03:12 PM

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 11-04-2007 03:54 PM

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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#9 posted 11-04-2007 03:57 PM

Nice simple design. Beautiful looking old fence post.

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#10 posted 11-04-2007 04:58 PM

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 11-04-2007 05:44 PM

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 11-04-2007 06:05 PM

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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#13 posted 11-04-2007 06:11 PM

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

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

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#14 posted 11-04-2007 08:23 PM

Great look with that Oak.

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

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#15 posted 11-04-2007 10:55 PM

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