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Project by Borchik posted 897 days ago 1430 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wooden clock, carved from a single block of mahogany
Combines old world craftsmanship with novel artistic ideas. The
Clock itself rises prominently out a rough background set out
To display the progression of time. This is contrasted by the
Spider web above which implies time standing still. Both are
Distinguished by the border carved in Rococo style with some
Charming adaptations .The open door at the base is at once
Inviting and reminds one of home, with the balconies and
Shutters at the sides carrying the feeling further. The whole
Piece is a kind of house centered around the clock.
50”H x 22”W x 1.5” D

-- Boris Khechoyan





11 comments so far

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mauibob

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#1 posted 897 days ago

Wow! What an amazing and beautiful piece, Boris. Thanks for sharing!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 897 days ago

Awesome carving. For me it has a almost Alice in Wonderland feel to it. Very pleasing to find the meaning in each area of the clock.

Excellent job
Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 897 days ago

Another masterpiece , I can’t imagine how such delicate work is done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#4 posted 897 days ago

A beautiful and very creative this wooden clock,Boris !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 897 days ago

Very intricate work, and very impressive, keep’em coming, very nice

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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JohnMeeley

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#6 posted 897 days ago

Beautiful and amazing artistry. It has life. I was awe struck, before I took in the fact of its enormity. I’ll have to reference a thesaurus for better words.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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Walther von Einik

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#7 posted 897 days ago

Достойная работа Хорошего Мастера!

-- http://www.bezaleel-orthodox.com/ http://www.houzz.com/pro/webuser-29483/valter-fon-eynik

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Brice1

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#8 posted 896 days ago

Exceptionally nice work Boris. Having done some rudamentary carvings myself – I can appreciate the work that went into this piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting…

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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Egor

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#9 posted 896 days ago

WOW… Amazing piece of art. Alot of time put into that for sure. Thanks for sharing.

-- Brock, Illinois

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Heidi Neely

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#10 posted 896 days ago

This is SO incredible, I don’t even know what to say but wowwwww! I envy your talent!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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LittlePaw

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#11 posted 895 days ago

It is very interesting and unusual to add a spider web to a clock, Boris. In this part of our country, it is referred to as a “Dream Catcher” to catch and hold on to good dreams. Beautiful work!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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