Padauk and Ivory clock

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Project by cut3times posted 07-15-2010 11:04 PM 1896 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a clock I made a while back out of Padauk, black and white ebony, and ivory. I bought some scrap ivory years ago from a pool cue maker. They are small pieces so I normally use it as dot inlays in the some of my projects. I turned the Padauk first, then drill a hole for the leg, cut off the bottom in the center of the hole, and then turned the leg to fit the hole and cut it in half. The finish is just renaissance wax.

-- And Still Too Short - "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon

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#1 posted 07-16-2010 12:50 AM

Good looking clock, I like the way the grain flows around the dial up top.

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#2 posted 07-16-2010 05:58 AM

One of a kind : ) The grain in the Padauk is really nice and I could stare at the back of the piece for hours.
I like that the Ivory dots on the back appear to me to be planets or moons or maybe even twin suns , surrounded by cosmic clouds. Great job : )

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#3 posted 07-16-2010 12:16 PM

The rain on that Padauk is just perfect. Reminds me of a red night’s sky on a fine day. Very evocative piece, certainly lifted my mood, thanks for posting.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 07-16-2010 12:40 PM

I really like the grain of Padauk. Thinking about shape, makes me think kinda how I see the moon setting in the morning, except for it being the wrong color.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 08-02-2010 08:39 PM

simple but elegant, I love it..

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