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Project by TJCROSS posted 02-27-2011 11:20 PM 6297 views 50 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of a G&G style clock. First time I attempted this style so I learned some things that will help me on the next batch. It is made of a curly looking QSWO with ebony pegs. Analine dyes, hand rubbed tung oil finish and polished out with black wax. Etched hammered copper face and pendulum. I put a secret compartment in the bottom. There is a button underneath that you push which pops up the false bottom. Hermle mechanical movement. Thanks for looking!

-- www.theartsandcraftsstudio.com





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 11:27 PM

You keep getting better and better. This design is a winner. Excellent.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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tenontim

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 11:29 PM

This is my favorite of all your clocks, Terry. Great job on capturing the G&G look. Beautiful clock. Thanks for the post.

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 11:32 PM

Outstanding!!! G&G is always been one of my favorites.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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BTKS

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#4 posted 02-27-2011 11:33 PM

Awesome build. This piece really grabs your eye and says, I’m here, look at me!!!!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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RogerBean

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#5 posted 02-27-2011 11:47 PM

Wonderful work.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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BobAtl

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#6 posted 02-27-2011 11:50 PM

Some people are gifted and you’ve certainly found your gift! Thanks for sharing this and all your other outstanding work!

-- Bob, Atlanta

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mtkate

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 12:23 AM

Great rendition of G&G.

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Charles Maxwell

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#8 posted 02-28-2011 12:31 AM

Nice piece. I am also planning a GnG clock but, my intention is to place one of my own (wooden wheel) movements in a GnG style ‘skeleton’ case. I’ll post soon! Max

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Hallmark

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#9 posted 02-28-2011 12:40 AM

Beautiful G&G clock. Your customers must have a really hard time picking a clock, they’re all exceptional.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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therookie

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#10 posted 02-28-2011 12:43 AM

what amazing detail

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TomFran

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#11 posted 02-28-2011 01:59 AM

A very beautiful piece of art. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Rev_John

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#12 posted 02-28-2011 02:09 AM

This is a great work of art and craft.
Are there plans available?

-- John from Jackson, Michigan

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toxicoval56

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#13 posted 02-28-2011 02:56 AM

This is my favorite of your clocks. If I had a million dollars I would give it to you for this clock. (maybe not all of it). It is beautiful.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#14 posted 02-28-2011 03:28 AM

Rich detail, fantastic wood and finish, and wonderful design.

Matt

-- Wag more, bark less.

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sras

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#15 posted 02-28-2011 03:48 AM

Another winner! The G&G details really work on this one!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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