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Originally built in 1830, in Toronto Ontario Canada, I recently re-built it, re-finished it, replaced several carved mouldings, made a new key…..................a whole lot of time and patience

Enjoy

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso





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GMman

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#1 posted 1439 days ago

You did a great job and thank you for posting it.

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wwnovice

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#2 posted 1439 days ago

That is beautiful. Do you have any “before” pictures?

-- John

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1439 days ago

Beautiful clock well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodsmithshop

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#4 posted 1439 days ago

wow, really great job, very ornate.

-- Smitty!!!

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Don Kondra

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#5 posted 1439 days ago

Very nice job Roman, quite an improvement from it’s recent sad state :)

Cheers, Don

PS> can we see it with the works reinstalled ?

-- Don Kondra - Furniture Designer/Maker

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Moron

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#6 posted 1439 days ago

Thanks everyone. I did post a progress pic some time ago ?

Don…....sure, I have to be there when the works are installed so Ya, I’ll post another pic.

Just a note. This clock was entirely made with hand tools…............AMAZING

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 1439 days ago

That just may be the best looking clock case I’ve ever seen. Can’t wait to see the completed clock.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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grizzman

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#8 posted 1439 days ago

thats a beautiful clock…..you did well in the whole refurbish job…and yes…those were the days when they made the likes of these with hand tools…....a blessing to have this in your home…......grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Moron

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#9 posted 1439 days ago

Grizz

I’m not that lucky,................its a clients clock and far beyond my means

thanks

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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NormG

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#10 posted 1437 days ago

Your time was well spent, nice work

-- Norman

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 1435 days ago

Beautiful job! Any chance of seeing the finished clock? Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Jamie Speirs

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#12 posted 1356 days ago

Moron that is a great clock.
How did it look before?

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Moron

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#13 posted 1356 days ago

Several missing carvings, the door was broken and glued by some one who didnt do a good job, so much finish many of the details were buried, top fineal was missing…............it was in rough shape.

Finally saw the clock with guts installed and will post a pic.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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