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Project by woodsmithshop posted 1251 days ago 1351 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this clock is the same basic design I have been building for a few years now, except it does not have shelves, I used a quartz clock with chimes and pendulum , the last picture is after aging with tea, steel wool and vinegar, it was a little too dark so I bleached it out and used a golden oak and walnut stain mixture that a lot of antiquers use, then 3 coats of amber shellac, and 2 coats of Crystylac water bourne lacquer the customer wanted it to look old, in these pictures the sun washes it out some, but indoors it does look old. I like the look with the pendulum, and the chimes give it a nice sound.
thanks for looking.

-- Smitty!!!





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ellen35

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#1 posted 1251 days ago

Nice looking piece. It is simple, yet functional.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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MayflowerDescendant

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#2 posted 1251 days ago

Love it. Great job!

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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gary351

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#3 posted 1251 days ago

Very nicely done!

-- A poor man has poor way's

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rozzi

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#4 posted 1251 days ago

Well done. Nice looking clock from the past.

-- Duane, Iowa

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1251 days ago

Beautiful looking clock. Very nicely done. Thanks for pposting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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RJS

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#6 posted 1251 days ago

It looks really good. I added it to my favorites to remind me to attempt to make one sometime.

-- RJ

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NBeener

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#7 posted 1251 days ago

Beautiful work.

But why do the clock and the time-stamp on your camera have two different times ?

;-)

Really nice piece !

-- -- Neil

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#8 posted 1250 days ago

Very Nice. I really do like it’s simple lines, Will fit in anywhere.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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woodsmithshop

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#9 posted 1250 days ago

the clock on the camera is wrong, I will have to reset it some day,lol,
it is a Shaker style clock, they always give things a simple look, that’s what I like about them.
thanks for your nice comments

-- Smitty!!!

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blackcherry

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#10 posted 1249 days ago

Nice work on the clock Smitty and great autumn pic’s as well…BC

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 438 days ago

Beautiful clock!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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