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This is a new clock out of QSWO. Mortise and tenon construction. The face is etched hand hammered nickel silver and the tile is a retired Ephraim Pottery tile.
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#1 posted 01-21-2011 02:08 AM
Once again, very beautiful job, TJ. I like the shape and that tile is great. Thanks for the post.
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#2 posted 01-21-2011 02:22 AM
I like it. The tile idea works well. Have myself been thinking about a clock project for some time, you are giving me inspiration.
-- The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.
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#3 posted 01-21-2011 02:30 AM
Another great one TJ! Just curious if you get get your oak locally. My supplier in Northidge doesn’t carry QSWO :-(
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#4 posted 01-21-2011 02:38 AM
Very beautiful.. I love how your clocks look like they are 100 year old pristine antiques.
-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!
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#5 posted 01-21-2011 03:16 AM
Always great stuff! Very beautiful and colorful.
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#6 posted 01-21-2011 05:08 AM
Another winner! I really like the silver face on the clock.
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#7 posted 01-21-2011 06:43 AM
Nice lines on this one and I agree with Jeff ” I love how your clocks look like they are 100 year old pristine antiques.”
oooooh you just gave me an idea -Thanks
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#8 posted 01-21-2011 07:20 AM
I really admire your work. I’m about to start on a clock for my daughter’s upcoming wedding and you continue to inspire me. Hope mine ends up as great as yours are. Thanks for posting.
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#9 posted 01-21-2011 08:04 AM
Thanks LJ’s for the nice compliments.
Festfool- No local supplier. They all dried up. Lane Stanton Vance in Oxnard carry’s some. I think I saw some at Far West Plywood in Northridge not too long ago as well.
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#10 posted 01-21-2011 05:32 PM
Absolutely stunning. The clock face is amazing. Would you mind sharing how you accomplish something like that?
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#11 posted 01-21-2011 06:54 PM
I really like your clock Ideas! please! share more about the clock face?
#12 posted 01-22-2011 12:42 AM
Since people are asking about your face, can you also mention if the circular portion is convex. I can’t tell from the photos if it’s flat or not.
#13 posted 01-22-2011 05:35 AM
The clock face is etched then hammered with a planishing hammer. The round section is convex. Just look up copper etching on the net. You will find all you need to know or better yet check in your area. There are lots of companies that offer that service. There is a small investment and a fair amount of time in making them so it might be cheaper to have someone who is already set up to do it.
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