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I have already posted one of these clocks before but this is one I just finished for a client and I really like the tiger rays in this oak so I thought I would share. Same as before quarter sawn white oak, etched and hammered copper with pinned mortise and tenon construction. Thanks for looking!


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#1 posted 1364 days ago

Super!!! Love the look.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#2 posted 1364 days ago

Very Beautiful!

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#3 posted 1364 days ago

Beautiful a fantastic clock, love the wood a fine build.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1364 days ago

It’s getting harder and harder to pick a favorite out of all the beautiful clocks you’ve posted.
That tiger ray oak is really something.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#5 posted 1364 days ago

This is a absolute beauty of a clock. The wood and finish are eye candy for the woodworking soul. Nice work and by the way could you go into detail about the finish, was it fume? Thanks for sharing this gem…BC

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#6 posted 1364 days ago

super clock. Love all the details. Very nice matching on the grain.

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#7 posted 1364 days ago

Great matching of the ray’s on the Oak. Wonderful clock.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#8 posted 1364 days ago

Beautiful wood in the hands of a master craftsman. Outstanding piece TJ… as are all of your clocks. But I agree this one is really special. That copper face and the work you did on the pendulum… really stunning. Thanks for letting us see it!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 1364 days ago

Man, I love this! Congrats on your results. What kind of internals did you use?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#10 posted 1364 days ago

Ab-so-LUTE-ly beautiful.

And the QSWO was THE perfect choice !

-- -- Neil

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#11 posted 1364 days ago

blackcherry- I use water based dyes. I start off in this case with a dark mission brown then sand it with 400. Next I put on a coat of med walnut dye. When it’s dry I spray it with two coats of Deft sanding sealer to lock in the color. Lightly sand with 400 and then about three coats of lacquer, sanding between coats, and finish it off with dark brown Briwax. The dark brown wax fills the open grain and gives it more of an aged look. I have also used Tung oil and given them a hand rubbed finish. I like this as well but it takes longer to put on as many coast as I like. Thanks for all the comments. I appreciate it.


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#12 posted 1364 days ago

Beautiful grain pattern swirling across the clock
This is gorgeous!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#13 posted 1364 days ago

Terry- The customer wanted a quartz movement. I really like mechanical movements but they are more costly, can take some time to adjust, alot more time to install and not as acurate as quartz. But I love the tic toc sound that they make..


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#14 posted 1364 days ago

wow that is an awesome grain! great clock! looks really well built and well planned. I’m sure the customer will love it. Thanks for sharing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#15 posted 1364 days ago

This is a fantastic build ! absolutely agree with all above. Never knew Oak could be so eye catching ! Great craftsmanship.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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