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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 11-08-2012 12:11 AM 2491 views 23 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I liked the idea of a clock that was numbered by dominoes that I decided to make it for myself. 410mm square, oregon back ground and ebonised oregon frame. The cost is less than $10 but priceless when you make it by yourself.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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jbschutz

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 12:35 AM

Very clever! The dominoes give it a modern flavor in a traditional clock setting.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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degoose

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 01:00 AM

Outstanding….love the idea of dominoes…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 01:10 AM

Crafty old bugger Sam :: )))
what a great idea for a gift for a special friend. Might have to try one of these
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 01:14 AM

Now that’s cool!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 01:16 AM

Looks great. Dominoes are great too!
- Jay

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 01:42 AM

Sam,

Beautiful Clock…

COOL

Super design…

Only one question…
How did you do that on a lathe? It’s square! LOL

-- 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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#7 posted 11-08-2012 01:54 AM

very creative
as usual sam

one question

without the double zero
how do you know what time it is ’now’

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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lizardhead

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#8 posted 11-08-2012 02:02 AM

A very “rich” looking clock. I always look forward to seeing what you’ve been up to Sam

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#9 posted 11-08-2012 02:46 AM

Nice one Sam, another great creation.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#10 posted 11-08-2012 03:29 AM

Great use of dominos – many other commercially available numbers are often kind of “tacky”.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#11 posted 11-08-2012 03:44 AM

I know some serious domino players, they would love that !

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#12 posted 11-08-2012 06:08 AM

Nice work. Did you make the dominos?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Sam Shakouri

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#13 posted 11-08-2012 06:38 AM

Topa, no I did not. I went to Hot Dollar shop and found a pack of 1 set of domino, 2 sets of playing card and 5 dices for $2.50 only. Thank you all for your comments.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#14 posted 11-08-2012 09:16 AM

Very nice Sam. A really good idea.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#15 posted 11-08-2012 10:25 AM

Nice work Sam.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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