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Project by Alongiron posted 712 days ago 939 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of a Tall Buffalo Clock. Buffalo Clocks got their names because of the rounded shape and the wide tops. I made mine out of some knotty red oak, finished with dark walnut oil and 3 coats of clear shellac sanding with 1000 grit between coats. I made a simple round rabbeted door on the back that is slightly out of round so that when you turn it in the perfectly round opening on the clock back it locks itself. I hope you enjoy it.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....





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wiswood2

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#1 posted 712 days ago

Very nice.
Chuck

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AngieO

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#2 posted 712 days ago

Nice

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Tom Godfrey

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#3 posted 712 days ago

Like that. Been trying to decide what style of clock I want to make for my little lady. For some reason she has to know what time it is almost all day long. Going to make clocks where no matter where she is at home she will be able to see a clock.
This is a simple clock yet has class. I really like this one

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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mikethetermite

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#4 posted 712 days ago

Beautifully done. and really nice finish.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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Alongiron

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#5 posted 712 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

1000 grit sandpaper is the best. I get an old fashion finish with a ultra smooth surface.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 712 days ago

Neat clock!!!! I have never seen one like it!!

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

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 712 days ago

Nicely done on the clock. The top really sets it off.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 712 days ago

nice looking clock. I like you choice of wood.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 711 days ago

Very interesting, nicely done and beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Gshepherd

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#10 posted 711 days ago

Unique looking clock, I have never seen one like this before… Nice….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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TimWood

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#11 posted 710 days ago

+1 to Tom…elegant and simple. Yup,,,it’s an heirloom

-- Tim Harrelson

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