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Circular Grandfather Clock

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Project by DaveT posted 03-27-2008 01:47 AM 1463 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a cherry clock, with 8 turned columns, 20” veneered cylinder. It’s going to be pretty cool once its all done. I’m just making some small final adjustments/mounting the works. I fit it all together the other day and, its just shy of 7 ft tall. I will have some pictures up once competitions start and possible before.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 03-27-2008 02:14 AM

Looking forward to seeing the progress on this one.

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

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#2 posted 03-27-2008 03:21 AM

I can already see that this is going to be an interesting post.

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

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#3 posted 03-27-2008 03:47 AM

whats the form up top in the mezzanine?............looks like a kayak form….sorta?

a round grandfather clock…..........

nothing quite like a young mind

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#4 posted 03-27-2008 03:53 AM

Very interesting design, I too am looking forward to some more in-progress pictures of it.
And of course some finals as well.

-- Still learning everything

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#5 posted 03-27-2008 09:16 AM

Clocks are cool, they are how I originally got exposed to woodworking. Helping my Dad build the clock everyday after shcool was part of the fun! I’ve helped my dad build several clocks from kits and one day I’m gonna build one from scratch as a tribute to him! I know he would’ve liked that.

-- --Chuck

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#6 posted 03-28-2008 03:11 AM

I wiil follow this one with interest. Thanks for sharing.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 03-28-2008 10:20 AM

This looks to be a very ambitious project. I look forward to watching it progress.

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#8 posted 02-27-2010 07:55 PM

are there any finished or work in progress pics? thoroughly interested in seeing more—don’t just tease interesed minds ! :)

i, too, agree with moron…”nothing like a young mind”

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