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Project by Foegk posted 690 days ago 1491 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi fellow wood workers , back after an abscence, I have been real busy with various projects.
The first I submit is, my own design as a desk top clock. This is rather fun to turn, as there has to be two centres, the first to get the outside crest and then the centre is changed 1/2 inch to the right and this creates the inside shape of the crest. From here the centre goes back on the lathe to create the inner circle. The inside of the crest is finished off on a sanding drum .

-- Bryan





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Vince

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#1 posted 690 days ago

Nice work and a very unique design. What type of woods did you use?

-- Vince

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Foegk

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#2 posted 690 days ago

Thank you Vince, I am in New Zealand , have used two of our native woods
The main part is Tawa, similar to Oak and the inset is Manuka , similar to Purple Heart , but a different colour.

-- Bryan

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 689 days ago

Really nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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joewilliams

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#4 posted 689 days ago

Very nice !

-- Joe - - - something witty should go here - - -

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 689 days ago

great design. A nice looking clock.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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murch

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#6 posted 689 days ago

Great job.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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NormG

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#7 posted 689 days ago

Looks great, thanks for sharing. You definately put some thought into this clock

-- Norman

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rance

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#8 posted 689 days ago

Very nice design. You did well.

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

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Jimnl

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#9 posted 689 days ago

Very nice work

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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