Mantel Clock

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Project by Tom posted 10-01-2018 12:17 PM 395 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my early hand tool projects from 2013. It is made from black walnut that my brother in law gave to me. He had it milled up from a downed tree at his home in Athens, OH. The wood was air dried and nice to work with hand tools. I hand ripped and planed some of the 3/4” stock down to 1/2” which was new to me, but went pretty well. I gave the clock to my brother in law as a Christmas gift to thank him for the wood.

-- Tom

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-01-2018 05:01 PM

Beautiful clock, Tom!!

Cheers, Jim

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#2 posted 10-01-2018 11:21 PM

A lot of hand tool talent involved here. great job

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 10-02-2018 02:40 AM

Very Nice Piece Of Work & Well Done Tom!

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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#4 posted 10-03-2018 07:26 PM

Very elegant Love it. I love clocks for sure.

Oh and welcome to LJ’s

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