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I made this clock for my girl friend for Christmas. It is a Wood magazine plan.
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#1 posted 01-09-2012 03:58 AM
A very nice looking clock , greene & greene designs are great.
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#2 posted 01-09-2012 04:08 AM
I agree with Jim. Very nice. Good looking construction. !!!
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#3 posted 01-09-2012 04:24 AM
That came out very nicely! What is the illustration set in the bottom? Made or bought?
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#4 posted 01-09-2012 04:30 AM
Looks great!!, that should have scored you a few points with her, use them well.
-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........
#5 posted 01-09-2012 05:50 AM
NateXThat is an art tile from Motawi Tile Works. http://www.motawi.com/store/results.php?category=5 One of the hardest parts of the project was selecting the tile.
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#6 posted 01-09-2012 03:19 PM
Very sweet! Love the clock and the tile. Thanks for the info.
-- "hold fast to that which is good"
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#7 posted 01-10-2012 04:31 PM
Very nice!I love that clock.
-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!
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#8 posted 01-11-2012 02:40 AM
I’ve been playing around with the design making some small tweaks to the basic design. I’m almost done with the 3rd version of this. I posted the other 2 versions. It seems to be a very versatile design.
-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"
#9 posted 01-11-2012 02:58 AM
Yeah, I like the plans and love the tiles. I have thought about making another one w/ different tile. The project was pretty spendy for me, as I used real mahogany and ebony.
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#10 posted 10-24-2013 02:14 AM
Very nice clock
-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.
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#11 posted 10-24-2013 02:56 AM
How did I miss this? I built several of these a couple years ago. I think they are great. You did a great job on it.
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#12 posted 11-12-2013 07:08 PM
I am looking to build a few of these clocks as Christmas gifts. I assume the tiles are easily changeable / replaceable after final assembly? My thought was to give the clock with seasonal tiles for spring, summer, xmas, etc.
Also, a neat idea I found for anyone interested. You can upload pictures and have them printed on tiles here: https://www.imagesnap.com/ . I must admit I have never ordered a tile from there so I cannot speak to the timeliness or quality but the reviews I have read seem pretty positive. Has anyone ever used something similar.
One more question. The design looks pretty simple and straight forward. About how many hours would you estimate you have in a clock? I would like to build 5 for Christmas, and I am wondering how feasible it is given it is already the 12th of November. Let’s assume I have all the movements and tiles, how many hours / clock would you guess?
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