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Rustic Clock

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Project by ArthurS posted 07-30-2011 02:54 AM 2503 views 3 times favorited 6 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 07-30-2011 03:22 AM

Very nice work ! It looks great !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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rance

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#2 posted 07-30-2011 03:51 AM

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 07-30-2011 03:52 AM

Great piece of art, really good design

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 07-30-2011 07:40 PM

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

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

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#5 posted 07-30-2011 07:56 PM

Love the roof “shingles” : )

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

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#6 posted 12-13-2016 06:46 PM

I love this clock. It’s a very nice piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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