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Project by rance posted 774 days ago 1995 views 12 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my humble entry to the Bomb Squad. Base is Walnut I believe withAsh for the clock mounting. The painted sticks are Birch. Spray bomb lacquer finish.

Edit: For others that have done this, search for 'Bomb Clock' here on LJ.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--





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skennedy

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#1 posted 774 days ago

That is very cool!

-- Shawn Kennedy

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 774 days ago

Hellofan alarm clock!! Nice going…..Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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TedM

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#3 posted 774 days ago

And a great entry it is!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 774 days ago

That entry should blow the others right out of the water.

Good luck,

Lee

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 774 days ago

Hey!

That LOOKS really COOL!

What a way to get someone’s attention!!

Just don’t let the Feds see it! LOL

Nice JOB!

I guess the battery is built-in to the clock! LOL

FUN!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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shipwright

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#6 posted 774 days ago

That’ll get you out of bed in the morning!

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andy_P

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#7 posted 774 days ago

Excuse my naivete’, rance, but is this really some sort of competition being put on by the local bomb squad? Regardless, I think you should send it to them….maybe a phone call first….one of them would probably treasure it as a desk top clock. They may even want to put a plaque on it and present it to the Chief.

Anyway, great job.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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jacob34

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#8 posted 774 days ago

I have a brother and sister in law who collect clocks and have just found their Christmas project.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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rance

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#9 posted 774 days ago

Thank you all. I am certainly not the first do build one of these. No andy_P, not any official competitions, just an off-hand comment. I’ve actually put this in the gallery where I display a few art pieces.

BTW: The clock insert is from WoodCraft. Not the smallest one, the next size up. maybe ~2 1/2” diameter.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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AnttiN

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#10 posted 774 days ago

Very nice, but also too bad, because you’re probably now on the Terrorist Watch List, and they will never let you get on an airplane again. Oh well, I suppose you’ll at least be able to keep yourself busy in the workshop.

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Dennisgrosen

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#11 posted 774 days ago

:-))))
make a pot of coffee and put a few of those in the windows
I´ll gees you will get uninvited gest to the coffee :-)

Dennis

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 773 days ago

I think I found a good use for some “less expensive”clocks ( ie: clocks with plastic bezels) that I have been holding on to for some time now…I’ll save my quality WoodCraft fit-ups for nicer clocks : )
Thanks for the great idea , rance !!

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BenI

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#13 posted 773 days ago

Very cool idea! Definitely want to make one of these now! Thanks for sharing

-- Ben from IL

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Tokolosi

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#15 posted 773 days ago

Nicely done! This will make a handy travel clock for when I go out of town for work. I’ll just pack it in my carry-on.

Oh, wait…

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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