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Project by ArthurS posted 1126 days ago 1630 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This rustic Adirondack clock was constructed utilizing pine covered in birch, birch bark, cherry sticks under a pine cone roof. The birch bark is contact cemented on. The corner posts are glued and screwed from the interior. Some of the siding is nailed with fine airplane nails. The pine cone shingles are hot glued. The project was a lot of fun in selecting the appropriate pieces and correct natural defects in the material. The project was finished with polyurethane with the hope of some yellowing over time.





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john

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#1 posted 1126 days ago

Very nice work ! It looks great !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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rance

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#2 posted 1126 days ago

Knock a hole it it and call it a birdhouse. You just might win with this one. Its nice as a clock too. :) I love that pine cone roof.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#3 posted 1126 days ago

Great piece of art, really good design

-- Norman

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#4 posted 1126 days ago

That’s neat. I always liked birch tree growing up.

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

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#5 posted 1126 days ago

Love the roof “shingles” : )

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

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