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For this Homestead Railway Clock,The timber is River Redgum, including the burl veneer behind the pendulum. The joinery is mortise and tenon with through tenons wedged with contrasting Lighter timber. If you look closely at the bottom left of the clock frame You just get a glimpse of this. It is finished with an oil-based Poly, and buffed with wax. The clock was Done on the lathe and finished with Shellac.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2725 days ago

Don
Very nice, well done as usual, I like the design. Whats the diameter? By the looks of it you must have a fairly large lathe.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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David

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#2 posted 2725 days ago

Don, what a wonderful project! The wood figure is very nice. I like the fact that you used the burl veneer behind the pendulum.

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Don

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#3 posted 2725 days ago

Dick, the diameter of the clock is 11.25”. My lathe handles this with a little room tospare over the bed, but I can turn larger pieces by ‘outboard’ turning the head.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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Shawn

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#4 posted 2725 days ago

Clocks…now that is an interesting idea…I bet my inlaws would love a grandfather clock…not sure I’m up to the task, but it would be a great adventure to try…thanks again for the inspiration Don

-- Cheers

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2724 days ago

excellent as always. I am intrigued by the circular frame around the clock.. Impressive

hmmm I have a small pocket watch (probably my gr-grandfather’s, again) ... right now it’s just sitting on a shelf but maybe it would be interesting to display it in a wall-clock casing… can I do it? anything is possible.

thanks for posting this piece, Don (and I might be asking you for some advice on the “how” to create my idea).

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Don

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#6 posted 2724 days ago

Any time, Debbie.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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bigpops0259

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#7 posted 2724 days ago

Don,
As usuall a surprize! Great idea. Nice choice of wood.

-- Marty Ohio

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mbulla

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#8 posted 979 days ago

good job Don!

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