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Bloodwood Heart Clock

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Project by JohnGreco posted 1273 days ago 1414 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was able to get a really nice piece of Bloodwood from the lumber mill I go to, good and wide. After a lot of careful thought on how to use it, I had the idea to make a heart clock. I’m sure you can come up with a lot of great uses as well, but I really liked the idea of being able to make a big 10” wide heart out of a single piece of Bloodwood.

It measures 8 1/4” high and is about 7/8” thick. There’s a section to the right that has an amazing beautiful iridescent reddish-orange color running through it that you can see better in the 2nd and 3rd pictures.

Finished with 3 coats of high gloss tung oil, buffed to a mirror finish.

Thanks for looking.

-- John





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GabrielX

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#1 posted 1273 days ago

Nice! Don’t let my wifey see this one, otherwise she’ll put me on a mission to find the wood and make her one, lol. I like the color alot.

-- GX

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mcoyfrog

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#2 posted 1273 days ago

Sweet I love clocks…. great choice of wood

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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gurnie

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#3 posted 1273 days ago

What a nice, simple and cute design.

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Skylark53

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#4 posted 1273 days ago

Clocks are always a hit. The color and theme this shape signifies certainly makes it distinctive and very special. Nice work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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JohnGreco

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#5 posted 1272 days ago

Thanks, folks :)

-- John

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