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Project by Josh posted 03-01-2011 08:12 AM 2268 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So here is proof that even beginners can make a clock. Its made from alder and black walnut. It’s similar to a lot of the clocks others have posted before but I’m pleased with the results and I suppose thats all that really matters.

-- Josh, South Jordan Utah

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 08:30 AM

Very good style and well made
Don’t dis your work, it looks great!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 09:08 AM

Very nice craftsman style. It looks great.

-- Dadof5, Indep. MO

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 11:42 AM

Nice job on the G & G style clock. Keep it up.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 04:24 PM

Great job! I really like the clock face it fits the wood selections perfectly. Did you print your own or buy it somewhere?

-- Ian, Tennessee

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#5 posted 03-01-2011 04:34 PM

Clock looks wonderful, Heirloom prospect for sure!

-- Smitty

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 04:43 PM

Nicely done! I like the face and the plugs!

-- Josh, Virginia ,

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#7 posted 03-01-2011 07:58 PM

I found an image of a clockface on google and then put it into photoshop to add the affects that I wanted. the face actually turned out better than I thought it would. It’s just a piece of paper that I glued to the wood with wood glue and then when the glue dried I applied three coats of poly to give it some protection.

-- Josh, South Jordan Utah

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#8 posted 03-01-2011 11:21 PM

That’s a fine clock Josh I like the Arts & crafts look the Alder looks a little like Cherry on the photo’s but I like the Walnut inlays it’s a good mix
Good job

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#9 posted 03-05-2011 05:12 PM

Looks great! If I made it I think I’d do the square plugs smaller, but that’s just my preferance. thanks for posting!

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