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Project by duelly posted 2314 days ago 1038 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This clock took me about a week to do. Every angle is cut to 18 degrees which I though was pretty neat. after cutting all the pieces it was time to assemble this for the first time. I started out by laying each piece down and fitting them together. I then took the bottom and top cross pieces and rabbitted the back to have the center angled plywood piece fit into place. I took the piece of 1/4” finished plywood and cut a 3-1/2” hole in the center for the clockworks to go. Then I inverted the very top piece of the clock to an upside down position and then after the first fit everything lined up pretty good. Then after that I took each piece and stained them with a red oak satin then a couple coats of a satin low gloss clear finish. Then the next morning after everything had dried I fastened everything together with yellow carpenters glue. Then I installed the Pendulum Clockworks, put in the battery and its been swinging every since. I just need a better picture with my other camera. I like them better when there taken outside but, it was snowing to hard for that to happen. Spring is here so hopefully I can get everything that I have done this winter out for a blue sky shot. The pictures really looks better on a sunny day. Lot of catching up to do on these pictures. The demensions are 11-1/2” W X 4” D X 11” H.

-- duelly in Perry, NY





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 2314 days ago

Nice clock duelly

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 2314 days ago

Hi Duelly,

This is a nice clock. You finish looks good as well.

Thanks for the post.

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

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#3 posted 2313 days ago

That is an interesting angle. I like the clock.

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#5 posted 2313 days ago

Interesting design. I can’t say that I’ve ever seen anything like it before. Nice!

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

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#6 posted 1920 days ago

Neat design

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

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#7 posted 1785 days ago

Well done Duelly – I really like the design..

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 1650 days ago

I’ve been looking at some clocks today.

This one has a very unique design.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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