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Project by ProbablyLost posted 1463 days ago 5811 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





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 1463 days ago

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1463 days ago

Amazing work very well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cwdance1

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#3 posted 1463 days ago

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 1463 days ago

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

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Eric_S

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#5 posted 1463 days ago

Beautiful clock Chirs. Excellent work.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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ProbablyLost

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#6 posted 1463 days ago

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

-- Chris

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Edward83

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#7 posted 1463 days ago

Great looking clock!

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

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lanwater

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#8 posted 1463 days ago

Great work.

The clock is really nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Matt

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#9 posted 1463 days ago

Great work!

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

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RonPeters

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#10 posted 1463 days ago

Really cool. Is there a plan you followed?

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

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Woodenwizard

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#11 posted 1463 days ago

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)

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Cozmo35

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#12 posted 1463 days ago

Uh…...Like WOW dude!

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

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Broglea

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#13 posted 1463 days ago

Great clock. Did you design it also?

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sandt38

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#14 posted 1463 days ago

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.

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imallchalkedup

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#15 posted 1463 days ago

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

-- RStadler

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