The Wall Clock-1

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Project by Borchik posted 02-08-2012 08:13 PM 2073 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

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#1 posted 02-08-2012 09:35 PM

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

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 10:32 PM

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

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 11:16 PM

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

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

#4 posted 02-08-2012 11:22 PM

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


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#5 posted 02-09-2012 12:17 AM

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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#6 posted 02-09-2012 02:40 AM

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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#7 posted 02-09-2012 04:01 AM

Достойная работа Хорошего Мастера!


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#8 posted 02-09-2012 11:48 AM

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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#9 posted 02-09-2012 01:47 PM

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

-- Brock, Illinois

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#10 posted 02-09-2012 05:13 PM

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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#11 posted 02-10-2012 08:58 PM

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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