Cherry Clock with a Secret!

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Project by Trev posted 02-12-2012 12:40 AM 2086 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock stands over 7.5 feet high and is made of solid cherry. The top (with the crown) slides over to reveal a secret comparment. Now I just need to be able to afford valuables to hide! It is finished with natural danish oil. The secret compartment can be seen better in the pictures.

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#1 posted 02-12-2012 01:31 AM

Wowsville this is a fantastic clock,VERY nice work.

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 02:22 AM

Great work, you got to love those secret compartments!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 03:38 AM

Really nice job, love the secret compartment, I have a few of those here, it’s where I keep the cobwebs LOL:)

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

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 02:14 PM

That is a very nice clock. The cherry wood is lovely. I love the secret compartment!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 02-12-2012 02:42 PM

What a nice heirloom piece! Thanks for posting!

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#6 posted 02-12-2012 02:43 PM

Very handsome. Looks really nice there, too.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 03:30 PM

Very nice! Im really liking this one…

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#8 posted 02-12-2012 04:05 PM

Ah, that cherry will warm year after year. What a beautiful clock, a real family heirloom. And your secret compartment is Great.. love those. Very nice job!


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#9 posted 02-12-2012 05:47 PM

Awesome job, the cherry looks great. Can you tell us what clock movement you used.

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#10 posted 02-12-2012 09:32 PM

Great job on the clock, but your secret compartment is no longer a secret since you posted it on the internet.

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#11 posted 02-12-2012 09:37 PM

Gorgeous clock

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#12 posted 02-13-2012 01:53 AM

I only used a battery operated movement because of the cost. I am looking to eventually swap it out for a more traditional movement when the time is right.

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#13 posted 02-13-2012 02:12 AM

I LOVE stuff with secret compartments, lock puzzles and whatnot. Nice work, bro!!

-- "It's not a mistake. It's a design feature."

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#14 posted 02-13-2012 01:53 PM

Looks Great! My parents 40th is coming up, I have been considering making a clock for them.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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