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Project by meaded posted 1054 days ago 1094 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I increased my originalplan by 137% this gave me a watch with a 4” face and an overall length of 20”. Body Cerry, Strap mahogany Buckle is fir. I know I got the winder on the wrong side, i shouldn’t have told you.





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sedcokid

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#1 posted 1054 days ago

This is a neat project!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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lightweightladylefty

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#2 posted 1054 days ago

No, the winder is not on the wrong side; it’s a left-handed watch! LOL At any rate, it’s a very nice looking “watch.” I remember one that was similar hanging on the wall in the break room of a company where I worked about 40 years ago. I always loved it and thought it was really unique. Thanks for posting and renewing old memories!

L/W

P.S. Yes, in case you’re wondering, there is such a thing as a left-handed watch. Many years ago I had a catalog of items for left-handers which included watches with the winding stem on the opposite side.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Michael1

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#3 posted 1054 days ago

Very nice, Unique too. I have never see a watch clock before. I love it

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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slabster

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#4 posted 1054 days ago

Well done whimsical piece. As a piece of art, it needs it’s own space, not competing w/ other household items. Does it tell time? Not requisite but also not difficult using a clockworks kit. Reaally an unusual and fun piece.

-- David, USA - New Jersey

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CountryWoodCrafts

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#5 posted 1053 days ago

Very cool. . . Well Done. . .

-- George, Loxahatchee Florida, http://www.facebook.com/country.wood.crafts.and.furniture

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 1053 days ago

That shows a lot of imagination and you did a wonderful job on it.

-- 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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MasterSergeant

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#7 posted 1053 days ago

What a great idea! Thanks for the idea, I have a few wall clocks in storage that I will reclaim and put back into service now.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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gul

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#8 posted 1053 days ago

Looks great.Very different idea.

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MShort

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#9 posted 1053 days ago

I like it.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 1053 days ago

Looks like it’s just hanging loosely from the unfinished stand, yes? Have you tried hanging it on the wall? I’m wondering if it would look better that way?

Either way you display this piece, it’s a wonderful wrist watch, with excellent wood selection and execution of the idea.

You can call it the Mollydooker Watch!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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peteg

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#11 posted 1053 days ago

That’s a real nice job, well done
BTW, it’s your watch you put the winder wherever you want LOL

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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