Hickory Dickory Dock

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Project by jbschutz posted 03-21-2011 04:47 AM 1612 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have been doing a lot of slant-sided boxes with the wider dimension at the top….I thought I would try something a bit different. This Hickory box with Padauk accents has a lift-off lid and a battery operated, glow-in-the-dark dial clock in the front face, and it would make a good desk or night stand piece. Approx 4×7 inches, finished with spray poly. (mouse not included)

-- jbschutz

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#1 posted 03-21-2011 05:05 AM


I absolutely love this box with the addition of the clock!!

If you don’t mind sharing what is your technique to get the slanted sides?

Great piece!!


-- Mike, Florida,

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#2 posted 03-21-2011 05:38 AM

”illuminated dial clock” Can you turn the light off easily or do you need to remove the clock from the box ?
Nice idea and wood combination : )

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

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#3 posted 03-21-2011 01:55 PM

Very nice indeed…. Simply handsome work…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 03-21-2011 02:09 PM

Nice idea, and well done, as usual. And still another lift variation! It’s great to see someone exploring multiple function boxes. The “box” seems like a good platform for an unlimited range of possibilities for such combinations.

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

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#5 posted 03-21-2011 06:10 PM

That clock was a great idea and I really like the angles. Awesome job.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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#6 posted 03-22-2011 05:33 AM

very cool looken box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 03-23-2011 01:34 AM

Now that’s thinking outside the box. Very nice and original.

-- Tom D

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#8 posted 03-23-2011 11:15 PM

Nice box, interesting design, fine choice of woods, and excellent construction, reminds me of Holland, don’t know why, that is a good thing though, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#9 posted 03-25-2011 12:11 PM

thats a real beauty, i love the wood combo, could you tell me where you got the clock, i would like to make my own..oh and hello sis..:))

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 04-01-2011 02:50 PM

Very well done and superb interesting design. It gave me an idea of doing something else with it. I need a bedside clock and a way to hide the Kleenex. lol Tks for sharing.

-- Paul, Plantagenet, Ontario

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