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My granddaughter said some time back that she wanted a cuckoo clock. So, for her 5th birthday, I made her one.
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#1 posted 09-28-2012 04:43 PM
Nice looking. I would guess granddaughter was thrilled. Did you buy the clock mechanics?
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#2 posted 09-28-2012 05:40 PM
Yes, I got the clock and cuckoo mechanism from Klockit. Actually, my wife did a lot of the painting so I should give credit where credit is due.
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#3 posted 09-28-2012 05:41 PM
One of the nicest feelings in the world. To have a grandpa who practically makes wishes come true. Sweet gift!
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#4 posted 09-29-2012 04:38 PM
Great looking clock and a wonderful present. With the 3 weights, one for the clock, one for the bird, is the third one for the little blond lady? Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter
#5 posted 10-01-2012 01:29 PM
The third weight adds just enough to keep the cuckoo from flying away with the clock, Gus. :-)
By the way, I have clock orders from the other Granddaughters, and am in production mode now.
#6 posted 10-02-2012 01:04 PM
That is great thing about grand daughters and great grandaughters. The have those big eyes and wonderfulpersonalities that make it impossible to say no when they look up at you and ask, “Can I have _?” fillin the appropriate item, and yes daughters and sons have been known to use them to get the impossible done.Thank you for sharing.
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