or Join Now!
Various hardwoods. This clock was an experimental project to understand the clock mechanics and how the various hardwoods work together. Learned a lot and developed many jigs as a result.
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
home | projects | blog
1077 posts in 3135 days
Preview this project card
21278 posts in 3179 days
#1 posted 12-23-2007 11:18 PM
Very nice work Max. Welcome to lumberjocks.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
#2 posted 12-23-2007 11:19 PM
Thanks Grumpy. This site is a treasure trove!
1696 posts in 3208 days
#3 posted 12-23-2007 11:36 PM
looks great max ! i think you need some help on your pic uploads though . unfortunately im not much help with that , happy holiday
1904 posts in 3420 days
#4 posted 12-23-2007 11:44 PM
Beautiful work Max.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
3456 posts in 3263 days
#5 posted 12-24-2007 02:24 AM
Max, Welcome to LumberJocks. Both of those clocks are just greta looking.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
288 posts in 3182 days
#6 posted 12-24-2007 02:54 AM
Wow. Great work, great clocks!
-- Still learning everything
63 posts in 3150 days
#7 posted 12-24-2007 03:01 AM
Max, Nice work . But I will stick to my whirly gigs .
As for office pics, Would you believe that the bunch I used to have work for me
fixed this up one day while I was away ! No I didn`t fire any one . Really were a great
-- Ageingwood - email@example.com No time , retired
136 posts in 3156 days
#8 posted 12-24-2007 05:14 AM
Nice looking work! Welcome to LJ!
-- Living on the square...
1533 posts in 3165 days
#9 posted 12-24-2007 05:51 AM
And a big welcome from me too.
Just love your clock. I have seen a few of these creations, looks like a tough project to me…. Great work.
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
35027 posts in 3728 days
#10 posted 01-03-2008 03:52 PM
Great clock, definetely need a better set of pictures so we can see the great details. The M4 clock shows great so maybe repost these pictures.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
162 posts in 3120 days
#11 posted 01-10-2008 02:42 PM
Truly a masterpiece in design and art and a working mechanical time piece. Congratulations on these projects.
Everyone seems to have a quote to there name and the one I like best and tell school kids about is:
“Never put a wishbone where your backbone ought to be”
-- Rich, Nevada,
11295 posts in 3202 days
#12 posted 01-10-2008 03:06 PM
This is quite spectacular. Beatuifully executed. (Rich – I like your quote)
953 posts in 3141 days
#13 posted 01-14-2008 04:36 PM
98 posts in 3619 days
#14 posted 01-16-2008 09:48 AM
very cool clock. how long did it take to build? did you have plans and how well does it keep time?
#15 posted 01-17-2008 03:42 AM
Mike H, Thanks for your kind comments. M2 took 6 months to figure out a jig for every important cut (the gears) and about 1 month to do the cut, build, finish. I hand draw all of my own plans but, I am in the process of learning CAD and writing a book about how to build a similar clock (including the jigs I created). This M2 version runs +/-3 per day. Max
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics