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Project by Paul Pomerleau posted 955 days ago 1624 views 12 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a clock in my office at work.
I guess I could have just asked for those cheap plastic ones that you see everywhere.
But I wanted to make something, so I took some scraps of maple and walnut that was laying around and attempted to make this watch that I had seen on this site before.
I am still deciding weather adding holes in the strap and/or adding a winding knob would be a good idea.
I made a sketchup drawing first and it worked out well.
Thanks for looking.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada





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diggerdelaney

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#1 posted 955 days ago

This is great. I think the winding knob and holes would take it to the final stage, Certainly surprising what you can do from the scrape box

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 955 days ago

Nice project. There is certainly a lot of beauty lurking in those scrap bins!!!!!! thanks for sharing…....Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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nobuckle

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#3 posted 954 days ago

Good use of scrap. I’ve wanted to make one of these for the logest time (no pun intended). A friend of mine made one along time ago and I can’t help but admire it every time I see it. I’m addin’ this to my favorites.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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