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Project by pashley posted 2323 days ago 2166 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little baby out of qtr sawn white oak and Paduak. Inspired by some things I saw on the web. No plans, just kinda went along with it. About 15” tall, 4” wide. Making the oak circle around the clock face was interesting. The tile I purchased at a local tile shop, for $5. The clock mechanism is about $15 from Klockit. Was a gift for the in-laws for Christmas. Enjoyable project, well received.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com





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Roz

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#1 posted 2323 days ago

Very nice! Congradulations.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 2323 days ago

Beautiful job on the clock. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Bradford

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#3 posted 2323 days ago

Beautiful grain with a nice look. You photography skills are excellent also. Very high quality piece.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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pashley

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#4 posted 2323 days ago

Thanks, Bradford, et al.

Regarding the photography, I figure if I put scores of hours into a piece, I can spend 1/2 hour taking decent photos. The two shots with the white background were done outside. The white pieces are (believe it or not) white kitchen laminate doors we swapped out! They are just at a right angle to each other, propped up with bricks. Seemed to come out pretty good.

Might be in the next issue of Klockit’s catalog, I understand.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2323 days ago

Pashley,

This is a beautiful clock that I have no doubt your in-laws absolutely enjoyed receiving. Congrats on the posting in Klockit’s catalog. This honor is well deserved.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#6 posted 2322 days ago

Very nice. I like the tile detail.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2322 days ago

That is an exquisite clock. Good job!

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 1928 days ago

Sweet baby grand

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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snichols

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#9 posted 1447 days ago

pashley,

I love the clock and have been looking around for similar designs. How does Klockit work? Can you post a link to what exactly you bought from Klockit?

Thanks,
Shawn

-- -Shawn

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pashley

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#10 posted 1447 days ago

Klockit is just a parts store for clocks. You just need a quartz pendulum movement with the right shaft length – how far it protrudes out from the movement; typically, you’ll want 1/2 to 5/8, depending on your faceplate. They are very helpful at determining what you’ll need once you have some measurements….the design is my own, by the way…

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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kimball

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#11 posted 1146 days ago

That is one pretty clock Pashley.
Kimball

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