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WoodWhisperer Clocks

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Project by inmysparetime posted 01-19-2011 06:27 AM 1001 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a batch of the WoodWhisperer design clocks for my sister to sell in the waiting room of her new business. She wanted something interesting to fill some space on the shelves and I jumped at the opportunity. The woods from left to right are: Tornillo and Purpleheart, Walnut and Yellowheart, Spanish Cedar and Poplar, Tigerwood and Marblewood, Tornillo and Zebrawood, Walnut and Padauk. They are all finished with Shellac, sanded up to 2000 grit and then topped with Howard Feed and Wax.

-- Mike from Mass





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Heetmiser

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#1 posted 01-19-2011 06:30 AM

Nice work, the last one is my favorite!

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AngelofDeath

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#2 posted 01-19-2011 07:35 AM

those are pretty slick looking…. nice job on all of them…

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TJ65

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 07:52 AM

They look great.
I think you will sell all of them and with any luck get some orders.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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inmysparetime

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#4 posted 01-19-2011 08:05 AM

Thanks Theresa, but I didn’t know how much to charge. It’s one of those things that you can’t compare to similar items really. I think I might have low balled myself. I’ve never sold anything I built so how would you guys go about pricing these?

-- Mike from Mass

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richgreer

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#5 posted 01-19-2011 04:25 PM

My default formula is (time + materials) x 1.25. I usually assume $20/hour for time.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Gene Howe

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#6 posted 01-19-2011 04:51 PM

Neat clocks. I too, like the blue faced one best.
I like Rich’s default. “Course, at my working pace, each clock would have to sell for $2500.

-- 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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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 01-19-2011 04:53 PM

I think these are great clocks and should move very well for you.

-- 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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