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Project by blockhead posted 1318 days ago 2036 views 22 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are just a few simple clocks I made for Christmas presents, nothing fancy. I kept them simple, trying to keep each persons tastes in mind and come up with something a bit different for each. It’s always so busy this time of year so it’s difficult for me to get too complicated with anything and hope to have it done on time.
The clock in the second picture is made from quilted Maple and Purpleheart with Black Walnut splines. I took some inspiration from a clock that Karson posted awhile back.
The clock in the third picture is made from Wenge, spalted Maple and Padauk. I was going for an art deco look.
The last clock is Purpleheart and Tennesssee Cedar with a floral pattern clock face. I was going for a simple country, but not too country look.
As always, thanks for looking and any comments/critiques are welcomed.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.





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huff

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#1 posted 1318 days ago

Brad, Great looking clocks! I especially like the one made from Wenge, spalted Maple and Padauk. Great design. You’ve made some awesome Christmas presents.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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SPalm

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#2 posted 1318 days ago

3:00, School’s out!

Hey Brad, those are nice. I too like the one in walnut. Classy.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jason

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#3 posted 1318 days ago

I like the art deco clock. It reminds me of the classic V8 logo associated with muscle cars.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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degoose

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#4 posted 1318 days ago

Beer o’clock here.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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donjoe

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#5 posted 1318 days ago

Very nice clocks. Great use of different wood combo’s. Can’t find a favorite, all three are number one to me.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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NormG

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#6 posted 1317 days ago

Wonderful designs. I like the splines

-- Norman

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sillac

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#7 posted 1317 days ago

great looking clocks, I am sure they will display them with pride. Steve in Dallas, Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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ellen35

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#8 posted 1317 days ago

Beautiful! I love the one in the middle… the wood really stands out.
Ellen

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

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Maveric777

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#9 posted 1317 days ago

Nice collection of clocks. I got to say the wenge is my favorite. Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Eagle1

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#10 posted 1317 days ago

Great looking clocks. The wood combo’s are very nice..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Knothead62

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#11 posted 1317 days ago

I like the clock with the splines. That is a nice design, different from the ordinary. Thanks for the pictures and descriptions.

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Andy

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#12 posted 1317 days ago

Its about time!haha I was wondering what our buddy was up to. Glad to see you werent snoozing, idle hands are the Devils tools. All three clocks are great, my favorite is the retro design. Great workmanship and designing skills you have Brad, and the finish looks first class.
The country clock is very cool.
These will be passed down for sure,well done,
Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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blockhead

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#13 posted 1317 days ago

Thank you all for the comments. These were a nice little break from the boxes. I have to admit though, while working on these, I was thinking of the next box project. lol
Yes Andy, about time. lol

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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BritBoxmaker

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#14 posted 1317 days ago

Nice collection of clocks. Well posted

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Brandon

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#15 posted 1317 days ago

Excellent job! I also like the wenge clock best.

Where did you get the clock parts?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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