Wooden Desk Clocks

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Project by BarbS posted 04-22-2012 08:27 PM 1256 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These pieces of special wood sat in my shop for over a year before I decided what to do with them. They’re on Etsy

The clock faces are about 1-1/2” in diameter, and the tall one is some unknown type of pine, 10” tall, the other a Big Leaf Maple Burl about 6-1/2” x 7” wide.

Comments always welcome!


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#1 posted 04-22-2012 08:32 PM

Good thing you waited, this project is perfect for them. So beautiful. They’ll go quickly.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#2 posted 04-22-2012 08:34 PM

Beautiful, Barb, just beautiful.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#3 posted 04-22-2012 09:13 PM

They sure look stunning from here. I mean – Wow.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-22-2012 09:18 PM

Barb: That’s some beautiful wood and I’ve always had a time with clocks. Nice looking melding of them both.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#5 posted 04-22-2012 09:35 PM

Great way to retire Barb, sell your time on ebay :: )))
a couple of nice units that wont sit around for long, love the colour in the cover shot

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 04-22-2012 10:07 PM

Very beautiful, Barb!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 04-22-2012 10:33 PM

Thanks all, I had a little trouble with the white balance on my camera for that top shot, but it really is a very orange wood under the oil treatment.
Here’s the ‘cover shot’ from Etsy Pete is talking about:


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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 04-23-2012 03:10 PM


Helping mother nature along is really nice!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#9 posted 04-23-2012 07:00 PM

Gorgeous Wood! The clock sure makes them fit into our normal, everyday world, but I could enjoy the beauty of the wood without knowing the time. These are sure to be a hit.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 04-23-2012 07:13 PM

good use of those ‘special’ pieces

i like the pine one
as it melds formal
with random

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 04-23-2012 07:54 PM

Beautiful clocks, they really do look great…...................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#12 posted 04-23-2012 07:59 PM

LJs is Such an ego boost! Thanks everyone, for your nice comments.


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#13 posted 04-24-2012 10:16 PM

Very pretty Barb!

-- Janice

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