LumberJocks

Fluid Time

  • Advertise with us
Project by ProbablyLost posted 07-29-2010 09:44 PM 5872 views 22 times favorited 56 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Time as they say is fluid. You can’t stop it or control it, all you can do is measure it and try not to let it get away from you. When Martin proposed the challenge to “create a project that portrays fluidity and/or movement” I didn’t want to just portray it, I wanted to have actual fluid movement. This clock was made from various thicknesses of plywood cut with a scroll saw and a Dremel. It is not as quiet as a digital clock and it loses about 2 min. every 24 hours, much like myself. (I am not quiet and have lost a lot of hours working wood) There are 66 pieces in this clock and it took aprox. 80 hours to build. This is the first challenge I have entered, and appreciate any votes and/ or comments.

-- Chris





56 comments so far

View chrisstef's profile

chrisstef

10798 posts in 1657 days


#1 posted 07-29-2010 09:51 PM

holy s@%^ ! You must be swiss to build something that intricate. Call me impressed. great job!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112066 posts in 2228 days


#2 posted 07-29-2010 10:03 PM

Amazing work very well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View cwdance1's profile

cwdance1

1143 posts in 1910 days


#3 posted 07-29-2010 10:16 PM

I love those clocks just wish I had the skill to make one.
What a great job.

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1766 days


#4 posted 07-29-2010 10:35 PM

TIC – TAC the clock goes round and round and nobody noticed except the woodworkers on L J

very well done
was the plans from Clayton Boyer on Hawaii

thank´s for sharing

Dennis

View Eric_S's profile

Eric_S

1521 posts in 1846 days


#5 posted 07-29-2010 10:43 PM

Beautiful clock Chirs. Excellent work.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

View ProbablyLost's profile

ProbablyLost

82 posts in 2168 days


#6 posted 07-29-2010 10:43 PM

Thanks Dennis, the plans came from Scrollsaw magazine. I believe that Marc Tovar was the contributor

-- Chris

View Edward83's profile

Edward83

161 posts in 1547 days


#7 posted 07-29-2010 10:53 PM

Great looking clock!

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

View lanwater's profile

lanwater

3083 posts in 1585 days


#8 posted 07-29-2010 10:54 PM

Great work.

The clock is really nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

View Matt 's profile

Matt

208 posts in 2400 days


#9 posted 07-29-2010 10:58 PM

Great work!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

View RonPeters's profile

RonPeters

708 posts in 1531 days


#10 posted 07-30-2010 12:45 AM

Really cool. Is there a plan you followed?

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

View Woodenwizard's profile

Woodenwizard

1071 posts in 1705 days


#11 posted 07-30-2010 01:01 AM

Great Job! I have an all wood clock in the making but have been stumped for a few months so have set it aside for awhile. I hope it will turn out half as nice as yours.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View Cozmo35's profile

Cozmo35

2198 posts in 1686 days


#12 posted 07-30-2010 01:49 AM

Uh…...Like WOW dude!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

View Broglea's profile

Broglea

665 posts in 1741 days


#13 posted 07-30-2010 01:58 AM

Great clock. Did you design it also?

View sandt38's profile

sandt38

166 posts in 1558 days


#14 posted 07-30-2010 02:01 AM

That is awesome. I mean really awesome. I have a friend who repairs clocks, and he does woodwork. I will have to show him this. He will $h!t his pants.

-- Got Wood? --- Somewhere along the way the people in Washington forgot that they are there to represent the people, not to rule them.

View imallchalkedup's profile

imallchalkedup

393 posts in 1632 days


#15 posted 07-30-2010 03:58 AM

How cool, Well worth the time spent on it and I’m sure it will be treasured for years to come.

-- RStadler

showing 1 through 15 of 56 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase