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Project by TJCROSS posted 09-03-2011 05:37 AM 7655 views 21 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a new wall clock for a customer. QSWO with mortise and tenon construction and an etched hammered brass face and pendulum. Hermle Westminster mechanical movement. Measures about 19”w x 28”h x 7”d. Thanks for looking! Remarks are always welcome. Good or bad…

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 05:49 AM

Very nice …love the wood and the design !

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#2 posted 09-03-2011 05:58 AM

another masterpiece Bud … that is some sharp quartsawn white oak

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#3 posted 09-03-2011 06:19 AM

A real beauty!

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#4 posted 09-03-2011 06:26 AM

Another wonderful clock, such craftsmanship. I know this one is for a customer, but when you do your clocks that you sell do you do them in runs of a few or just individual? The ray on this oak are great. Where do you get your quarter sawn oak?

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

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#5 posted 09-03-2011 02:53 PM

Ooooohhh! Nice work! Please, do tell – what is the finish? Did you fume? I have a stock of 3” x 6” q-sawn curly white oak taken from our timberframe home from a remodel. I am planning a morris chair from that (among other projects) and want to accentuate the grain as much as possible.

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#6 posted 09-03-2011 07:01 PM

I love how you’ve oriented the grain.

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#7 posted 09-03-2011 07:50 PM

Very nice. I love how that qswo turned out. Very interesting colors.

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#8 posted 09-03-2011 10:44 PM

Beautiful work as always.
That finish makes it stand out so nicely.

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#9 posted 09-04-2011 04:14 AM

Wholly smokes, that is one nice clock! That grain match is to die for.

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#10 posted 09-04-2011 07:00 AM

Thats really cool.. The QSWO looks awesome. And lilke 3fingerpat, I want to know what the finish it. Amber shellac? Fumed?

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#11 posted 09-04-2011 11:36 AM

Very nice. Don’t know I’ve ever seen White Oak stained/died dark, usually I’ve seen it kept natural. Very nice.

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#12 posted 09-04-2011 03:05 PM

Hey Terry very nice as usual. Is the clock sitting on the shelf? Or is it one unit that is hung by the back of the clock body? What was finish you used to get it dark? Stain, dye, fumed? I finally sold one of those Mission clocks that we talked about before. Maybe that broke the ice. Still looking forward to seeing your take on a
Greene and Greene clock.

stnich

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#13 posted 09-04-2011 03:24 PM

TJ, that clock is beautiful and you did a nice job on it.

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#14 posted 09-05-2011 03:50 PM

This is amazingly beautiful, TJ.

I believe if I could do woodwork like you, I could make a living doing it!

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#15 posted 09-05-2011 09:08 PM

TJ
All good comments here!

Love the quartersawn White Oak. I am searching for some of those white porcelain Dials? Who is your source for clock movements? I have done a clock with beveled glass in the pendulum window. Good work. Don

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