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Project by jksmith69 posted 07-19-2011 04:55 AM 2199 views 19 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Probably a couple months ago I started glueing this face together not really having any plans. I came up with this ‘floating’ idea inside a case and thought this face would go good. It’s mounted by 3 dowels from behind to a clear piece of plexi. I finally finished it tonight.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"





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lew

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#1 posted 07-19-2011 05:00 AM

Cool!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 07-19-2011 05:01 AM

Hey now that is pretty cool, great idea. How about a picture of the back of it so we can see how it is mounted? I really like it.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 07-19-2011 05:27 AM

Wow! Very creative. I like the wood and color contrast too.

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#4 posted 07-19-2011 06:47 AM

Nicely done and quite unique.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 07-19-2011 10:49 AM

Very different and cool. I like it!

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

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#6 posted 07-19-2011 02:16 PM

very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#7 posted 07-19-2011 03:43 PM

Thanks everyone. It was just an experiment for the most part, but I think I’ll be doing more like this in the future.

Oh and I forgot to write, the face is maple, red oak, bloodwood and an unknown wood for the small squares. The pendulum is maple and padduck and the case is dark walnut stained poplar.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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#8 posted 07-19-2011 04:27 PM

very good illusion.
Nice work

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#9 posted 07-19-2011 06:19 PM

Neat!! I like the idea and hope you don’t mind if I use it at some point.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#10 posted 07-19-2011 06:41 PM

I love clocks and that’s a nice one.

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#11 posted 07-22-2011 01:48 AM

It is not often I take the time to comment on clocks, but in this instance your work deserves a very well done comment.

It seems that time is just floating away!

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#12 posted 07-22-2011 03:25 AM

Thanks again everyone for the great comments.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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#13 posted 07-24-2011 05:43 AM

beautiful -I love it.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#14 posted 07-24-2011 06:39 PM

Awesome!!

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

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#15 posted 08-18-2011 09:29 PM

Awesome from me too, Love the design

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

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