Craftsman style mantle clock

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Project by Jerry Spencer posted 01-03-2011 04:50 PM 2066 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a picture of this clock online and decided to make it for my sister in law. It has a swinging pendulum that I had to cut the lenth of the shaft to fit. All of the wood is red oak, the face is a red mahogany dye, and then sprayed with satin poly.

-- Jerry - Ohio

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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 05:00 PM

What are the dimensions, and what did you use for the face?
Is the clock battery operated?
It’s very nice. I’ll be she loves it.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 05:12 PM

It looks great. I really like it :)

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#3 posted 01-03-2011 05:28 PM

Great looking clock, the pendelum ( spelling ) has a soft touch to it.

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

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#4 posted 01-03-2011 05:32 PM

Nice looking clock.

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#5 posted 01-03-2011 05:37 PM

Very nice Dobler, I really like it

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#6 posted 01-03-2011 05:50 PM

That is very Nice.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 01-03-2011 09:02 PM

Sweet, I love clocks….

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 01-04-2011 12:10 AM

Nice clock…the dye fooled me …I never thought that the face was Oak as well . : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 01-04-2011 12:39 AM

Interesting look – very nice indeed.

-- Dust to more Dust -

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