Table Clock

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Project by Karson posted 2723 days ago 2889 views 16 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this table clock a couple of years ago. It’s made out of tigar maple and Cocobolo.

I think this was the last item I made from Cocobolo, because some people have an alergic reaction to the dust.

I broke out with poison ivy type rash all over my neck, arms etc where ever the dust settled.

Be careful.

-- 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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#1 posted 2723 days ago

Very Nice, Karson.

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2723 days ago

Wow really nice looking. I enjoy the contrast in woods and the sculptural qualities. I’ve heard of lots of different reactions to wood. Sorry about yours. Too bad thats beautiful wood.

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#3 posted 2723 days ago

Neat design… mental note, don’t eat Karson’s clock.

Or make plates/bowls out of cocobolo either.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#4 posted 2723 days ago

I really like the design and the woods compliment one another very well.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 2722 days ago

Karson, this is beautiful. I love the design – looks like the number ‘9’.

What’s the time piecepiece – mechanical or electronic?

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#6 posted 2722 days ago

Cocobolo is a beautiful wood. Too bad the dust is such an irritant. Interesting shape.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Roger Strautman

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#7 posted 2722 days ago

Karson, once again another nice piece that was well thought out. Thanks for sharing.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#8 posted 2722 days ago

Beautiful Karson – Nice design!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#9 posted 2721 days ago

Hi Karson;
—-nice piece, sharp and clean lines making up a time teller of ‘wood art’!

What’s the finish?

-- --frank, NH,

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#10 posted 2721 days ago

Frank. It is sprayed clear shellac. Thuis was before the days of knowing how to French Polish and using Amber Shellac to bring out the grain before the clear for depth.

Don: The clock mechanism is a $4.00 battery operated job.

-- 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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#11 posted 2720 days ago

Beautiful clock Karson, sorry about the wood allergy I can sympathize. Mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#12 posted 2473 days ago

looks good love the contemporary creativity

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#13 posted 2443 days ago

beautiful work. You are right, my pen isn’t cocobolo. Really great figures and color!

-- Mark, Florida,

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#14 posted 2414 days ago

Whoa, I didn’t know cocobolo could do that. Anyway, very cool clock. Great design.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#15 posted 2413 days ago

Too bad about the rash. The clock is a stunner.

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