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Project by blockhead posted 1308 days ago 1640 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently finished this commissioned clock for a coworker. She really liked the clock I made for my parents and wanted one similar, so this is what I came up with. I wanted to do something a bit different for the base and make it look like it was floating or balancing.

The woods used are Tiger Maple, Wenge, African Mahogany, Padauk and Zebrawood. I bought the clock face from klockit.com. She was very pleased with it, so I was happy. As always, any comments/critiques welcome. Thanks for looking…

-- 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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cwdance1

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#1 posted 1308 days ago

Very cool design, love the wood.

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 1308 days ago

Hey Blockhead,
Now that is real sweet…well done.

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degoose

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#3 posted 1308 days ago

I think that is the most awesome clock I have seen in a while… really well designed and executed…Keep it up!!!

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

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Kindlingmaker

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#4 posted 1308 days ago

Wow! Innovation, art and craftmanship all rolled into one project! Another wow!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Jonathan

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#5 posted 1308 days ago

Very interesting and different, in a good way.

Sort of reminds me of the day and night watches where you have a sun on the dial during the day, and a moon at night, representing the AM/PM times.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 1308 days ago

Nice looking clock.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 1308 days ago

Great job on the clock : )

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

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LEITH

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#8 posted 1308 days ago

Very nice!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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BurningLizard

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#9 posted 1308 days ago

What a cool clock!!

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blockhead

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#10 posted 1308 days ago

I appreciate the comments LJ’s! Thank you all…

-- 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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Schwieb

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#11 posted 1308 days ago

Something only a blockhead could come up with, right?. What is the source for the works? I like your creative approach to a time honored craft, clockmaking. Pun intended

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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stefang

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#12 posted 1307 days ago

Nice clock design and work Brad. I like the play of the different colors and it’s originality.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 1307 days ago

Good stuff Brad!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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blockhead

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#14 posted 1307 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys.

@ Dr. Ken- I bought the clock face from Klockit.com. There is a link at the top. It’s a 3-1/2” face, but they have many different sizes and styles as well.

-- 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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David175

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#15 posted 1307 days ago

really cool looking clock

-- Dave..Pensacola Fl.........In GOD we trust

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