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Just couldn't pass it up clock

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Project by Docopac posted 05-22-2011 08:52 PM 1456 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have you ever gone to the lumber yard and seen a piece of wood that you just thought was too pretty to pass up? Well this happened to me a while back but the trouble was it was only board and not very big. I bought it anyway and had it sitting in my shop for quite a while trying to figure out what to make with it.

Well here is what it turned into. The wood is flame birch, the clock works came from Klockit and the finish is hand rubbed true oil. I’m quite happy with how it turned out, hope you all enjoy it too.

-- Docopac (a carpenter in a different medium)





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Eric in central Florida

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#1 posted 05-22-2011 09:26 PM

Wow, that came out beautifully!
That wood is spectacular.
Had to favorite this one.
Thanks.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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bobman58

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#2 posted 05-22-2011 09:34 PM

very nice piece of wood and very well made —bob

-- robert dignam

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 05-23-2011 03:32 AM

One of my all time favorite woods and this is the first time I’ve seen that beautiful clock face used : )
Fantastic job !!!

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

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#4 posted 05-24-2011 04:17 AM

Really eye-catching and super execution. Now I’ve got to build a clock too!
thanks,

-- Smitty

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Docopac

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#5 posted 05-24-2011 04:30 PM

Thanks for the kind words guys, looking at some of your projects I can see I still have a long…......... way to go though. ;-)

-- Docopac (a carpenter in a different medium)

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jimboy

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#6 posted 06-06-2011 03:41 AM

Nicely grained wood and a wel made clock
Jim

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 03-25-2012 05:50 PM

Just came up on the “project-go-round” Nice seeing this beautiful clock again : )
This is what I made out of a lonely little piece of Flame Birch : ) LOL
I hope you like it.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7732

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

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deborelli

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#8 posted 10-07-2012 07:16 AM

What a pretty face.

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