First Clock

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Project by ScottnKY posted 08-23-2010 01:04 AM 1767 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first clock. Body is Red Gum with a Maple base. 2 coats of sealer, and @ 10 coats of deft spray laquer.

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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 08-23-2010 01:37 AM

great clock,,those would make great xmas gifts if they didn’t take to long to make. How long does it you take to make that one? I’m assuming the clock works are a kit of some sort

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 08-23-2010 01:49 AM

Ya got me …I thought it was Walnut at first glance. Nice design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 08-23-2010 02:49 AM

Thanks for the comments. It didn’t take long at all. It is a slice from a Red Gum bowl blank,from Got wood? , turned to make circle, and drilled for clock (2-3/4” insert). Mounted it to 2×4 with screws through clock hole to dado out bottom on table saw to recieve 1 x Maple. Then filled screw holes.

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#4 posted 08-24-2010 03:56 AM

Good looking clock. Nice design.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 10-02-2010 07:26 AM

I really like this!

-- Darrell B.

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#6 posted 11-29-2010 06:54 AM

Neat design. Nice look.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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