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Project by jack1 posted 07-17-2010 09:28 PM 1811 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An old project I came across again. It was originally a plan from Wood Magazine that had spalted maple for the bottom panel. The movement is an atomic clock I get from Klocket that is accessible from the back. I liked the look of glass for the top and bottom so that you could display small objects. I made 3 of these. One was walnut, another was cherry and my favorite is the lead picture made of quarter sawn doug fir! The grain is just super straight on that piece. I liked it so much that, I kept that one! Fun project was complicated and early enough for me to push my skills forward.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 07-17-2010 09:40 PM

Nice shaker clock, Jack1.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 07-17-2010 10:04 PM

Good job Jack a cool looking shaker clock.

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#3 posted 07-17-2010 10:16 PM

well done jack ,

out of three ,
bet you got the best deal ,

you are the shaker clocker guy now (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 07-17-2010 10:57 PM

TIK-TAK TIK-TAK I´m the timemanager and I will come after you
if you don´t relax in the shop….......LOL

Dennis

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#5 posted 07-18-2010 12:13 AM

Really nice clocks. Great job on these.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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jack1

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#6 posted 07-18-2010 04:32 AM

Thanks. The ones I didn’t keep went to a charity auction and the other to my sister. No one wants to pay the tariff to own one… ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 07-18-2010 04:41 AM

looks great!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 02:27 PM

Oh, I like that. Simple, clean, cool. I love small projects like that.

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#9 posted 09-02-2010 05:31 PM

Great looking clock. That will compliment any room and make quite a conversation piece. Great work, later, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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