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Craftsman style mantle clock

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Project by EarlS posted 939 days ago 2429 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m making 3 mantle clocks using the basic Greene and Greene plans available online. I posted the first one (qtr sawn oak). This version is cherry with walnut highlights finished with the Maloof finish and wax (several coats – I lost count). The tile is Mowtawi.

Since I just finished the side table I thought it might make a nice picture of two projects I’ve recently completed.

I’m also working on a walnut version that will be all Greene and Greene. After that, I want to make some other mantle clocks and a wall clock – all craftsman style. Thankfully there are lots of really good examples on here that can be used to get the creative process going. Hopefully my wife won’t mind all the clocks around the house.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 939 days ago

They both look great Earl ,very well done. Welcome to LJs.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 939 days ago

Very nice, I like your combination of woods on the clock..

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

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#3 posted 938 days ago

Very nice looking clock.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 938 days ago

That goes very well on that table. Excellent job! The tapers show much better in this photo than the table project one.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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Lostalos21

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#5 posted 930 days ago

Beautiful! I will have to add a clock on the Woodworking ‘Bucket List’. Someday I would like to tackle a grandfather clock.

-- A Family That Prays Together...Is A Family That Stays Together

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