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Project by cblak posted 03-17-2012 11:38 PM 1080 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this clock is made of a walnut off fall i had in the scrap bin. I had to reinforce the crack with a butterfly. The face is made of 1/8” steel with a weathered patina.

-- Chadwick, Northern Illinois





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#1 posted 03-18-2012 02:01 AM

I like it a lot…very unique design : )

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#2 posted 03-18-2012 02:24 AM

interesting clock,well done

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#3 posted 03-18-2012 12:22 PM

first welcome to Lj’s. I adore this clock. Quite stunning. The metal “face” and the wood combo is striking.

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#4 posted 03-18-2012 03:58 PM

Sleek, modern, cool

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#5 posted 03-18-2012 05:15 PM

Love it! Great eye for the character of the wood. Not over stated, and probably a local wood? Inspires me to think and continue with what is available to me.

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 03:44 AM

Very sleek looking, nice job.

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#7 posted 05-31-2012 01:03 PM

I really like this design, it has a simple, clean, and modern look. I think I will try something similar with a maple inset rather than the steel. The steel looks great but I have no experience weathering it to that look. Do you need to apply some sort of acid?

How is this piece finished?

Great job, thanks for sharing it and giving me an idea.

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