Wooden gear clock

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Project by jarheadtech posted 06-16-2011 01:47 AM 3314 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a disign buy Clayton Boyer. It is called Simplicity and for my first real scrollsaw project it was anything but simple :) Decided to paint it blue and orange, go Broncos !!! Now that I got al the kinks out of it and am able to watch it actually tick tock I cant wait to build another one of thies wooden gear clocks.

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#1 posted 06-16-2011 05:13 AM

Very nice and interesting clock. Congratulations – PS – no dis but like the blue and red – go Bills!

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#2 posted 06-16-2011 06:12 AM

Welcome to LJ’s! I must say, I stopped and stared at your carving for the Fallen Ones. Poignant work indeed.
I for one cannot wait to see what else you have up your sleeve. Keep up the good work, BTKS

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

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#3 posted 06-16-2011 03:19 PM

This is one of my “bucket list” projects. Seeing yours is a nice reminder. Looks like you did a great job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-16-2011 03:30 PM

Great job. I wouldn’t mind building one of these myself.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 06-16-2011 03:51 PM

You sir, have way too much time on your hands (pun intended), but you really know how to handle it
constructively. If you next venture into Clayton Boyer’s Masochist Corner, we will know that your addiction
has reached an incurable position, and that you may as well relax and enjoy it. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 06-17-2011 12:40 AM

Well done. This would be beyond me.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#7 posted 06-17-2011 04:56 PM

Very cool! I’ve got mine started. Now you’re eligible for the more advanced designs like the celestial mechanical calendar. I really need to get back on it. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#8 posted 06-28-2011 08:56 PM

WOW intense!! very cool and you have the best team on there too, Maybe we can get together and swap shop stories, I’m in Star….

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 07-24-2011 04:12 AM

very nice, a wooden gear clock is also on my to-do list

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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#10 posted 08-29-2011 04:11 AM

Gotta love Clayton’s designs. I have Simplicity as well as Swoopy and Attempt on the work bench now. Once you build one you want to build them all. Great work on your Simplicity. I especially like the weight shells you made up. Looks great!!!

-- Are you going to use that piece of scrap?

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#11 posted 08-29-2011 04:19 AM

Great Work.
And I agree with you “Go Broncos” either up or down.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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