Purple Hart clock with oak wood trim

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Project by Ninja_mac posted 05-16-2012 01:46 PM 1992 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a purple heart wood clock with white oak trim, with a glass panel and a brass pendulum in side, the back is oak paneled plywood, and the coat is an oil based poly, the clock face is laser etched.

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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 01:50 PM

That is really nice

I love the colour contrasts

Great design as well.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 05-16-2012 02:37 PM

Beautiful work.
The color contrast works nicely.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 05-16-2012 03:42 PM

Love your design

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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#4 posted 05-16-2012 10:58 PM

Nice design and finished clock.

Any issues with burning the purpleheart….....and then the additional sanding to remove the marks?

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#5 posted 05-16-2012 11:55 PM

Really sharp, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 05-17-2012 12:12 AM

@ dale no i had no problems with and burning the purpleheart it just came that way

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#7 posted 05-17-2012 09:09 AM

Nice work, great looking clock.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 05-18-2012 02:14 AM

Great looking clock, the contrasting woods really make this stand out, well done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#9 posted 05-22-2012 02:31 PM

Sweet, I love clocks

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

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