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Project by Ken90712 posted 11-27-2010 05:12 PM 1752 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some more clocks I made while I had some spare time during glue- ups. I got idea from the Woodwhisper video on his web page, Thx Mark.

1. Black walnut with Maple splines and floating clocks base.
2. Paduak with maple splines and Cherry Floating Base.
3. Zebra wood with maple splines and base.

The fourth Pic was one I made for a good Friend for the wood he gave me that was his fathers that has Passed away. God Bless his soul!
I had the plaque made for him to always remember his Father and the wood he gave me!

Thx for looking.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 11-27-2010 05:15 PM

Beautiful Clock, Ken!

The contrasting splines really give them character. I know your friend will cherish your gift, in the memory of his Dad.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-27-2010 05:18 PM

These clocks are so nice and will make wonderful gifts.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 11-27-2010 05:18 PM

Very Nice!!!!

-- Ted, TX or PA

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#4 posted 11-27-2010 06:01 PM

Nice job on the clocks, but didn’t the original have the dowels horizontal not vertical?

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#5 posted 11-27-2010 06:31 PM

Bigtiny, I figured being you can spin the clock you can have the dowels either way.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 11-27-2010 06:33 PM

Nice Clocks they do make great presents & you can batch cut them, nice touch with the plaque I’m sure it will mean a lot to his family.
Best regards

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#7 posted 11-27-2010 06:40 PM

I love clocks and these are nice.
I have yet to make a clock so yet again heres some encouragement from a fellow LJ.
Thanks for sharing.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#8 posted 11-27-2010 07:13 PM

Great job!! Will make some great gifts.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 11-27-2010 07:35 PM

Hello Ken

Beautiful clock
What did you use for the finish ?
There has long I’ve seen this link and I haven’t got the time to make those pretty clocks butsurely in the future

Nice job Ken
These clocks will make wonderful presents

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#10 posted 11-27-2010 08:09 PM

A very good design… a nice twist … to a very common thing…


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#11 posted 11-27-2010 11:22 PM

Great clocks Ken – I enjoy making them as well. Interesting design, I might give that a go.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#12 posted 11-28-2010 06:42 PM

nice projects, and nice gift ideas

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 11-29-2010 06:21 PM

Great projects Ken. I like the idea using the memorial plaque. Nice work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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