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Project by blockhead posted 03-29-2011 01:17 AM 1787 views 19 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock was commissioned by a co-worker. So far, she’s commissioned two clocks, a box and purchased another box which was already made, from me. She’s been a great customer who gives me pretty much complete control of the projects. Other than wanting this to be similar to the Wenge clock I did, she just said to do what I want, which is really nice.
The main body is Oak, sandwiched between two pieces of Ipe. The legs are slightly Spalted Maple with Walnut in the center. The plugs are Spalted Maple and Curly Maple. I wanted the shoulders or legs to have a strong, bold feel and give it some heft. As fun as this was, it’s good to have it done with the projects starting to pile up.

Thanks for taking the time to look and as always, comments/critiques are welcome.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.





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#1 posted 03-29-2011 01:23 AM

Looks cool Brad nice work ,a really cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-29-2011 01:37 AM

really nice mix of woods. nice project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 03-29-2011 02:12 AM

That’s a very nice piece Brad I like it!
Trevor

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

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#4 posted 03-29-2011 02:57 AM

I like this piece a lot. Very clean lines and the wood really stands out. Great job.

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#5 posted 03-29-2011 03:35 AM

Brad,
Nicely done, I very much like the design of this one.

What are the dots in the center made of?

Great looking clock!

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com

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#6 posted 03-29-2011 04:00 AM

Nice looking clock.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 03-29-2011 04:17 AM

Very nice. Not the same old typical design. Reminds me of the clock character in Beauty And The Beast.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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blockhead

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#8 posted 03-29-2011 05:10 AM

Thanks all for the comments.

@Mikesw.s.- Thank you. The plugs are spalted and quilted Maple. The points are 3/8” plugs and the rest are 1/4”.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#9 posted 03-29-2011 05:32 AM

Another great clock project !!
Keep up the good work : )

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

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#10 posted 03-29-2011 07:18 AM

I like that one basking in it’s elegant simplicity.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 03-29-2011 08:44 AM

more than very nice

-- Gintaras, http://www.woodatelier.com

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#12 posted 03-29-2011 10:47 AM

Cool. I really like the design. The finish is awesome.. Thanks for posting.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#13 posted 03-29-2011 08:11 PM

I like it! Great wood selection, color contrast and over-all design. Neat!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#14 posted 03-30-2011 11:09 AM

I really like your design. Think I may have to barrow this idea thx. Very easy to look at….

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

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blockhead

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#15 posted 03-30-2011 01:31 PM

Thanks a lot LJ’s!

@Ken- Please, borrow all you like.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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