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Project by djg posted 595 days ago 3138 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a clock that I built over the period of a few months. It was inspired by the work of James Borden. It was a divergence from my regular clock work but very enjoyable to complete. It is spring driven and has a lazy 6 second pendulum. Hope you enjoy. Here is the youtube link

http://youtu.be/zQ78Clw-V5A

-- DJG





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Shanem

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#1 posted 595 days ago

Completed clock looks great!

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johnstoneb

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#2 posted 595 days ago

I like wooden clocks and yours looks great. Especially like the pendulum.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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jap

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#3 posted 595 days ago

sweet!!!

-- Joel

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#4 posted 595 days ago

I like it a lot. You have an enormous talent!

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 595 days ago

This type of clocks mystify’s me ,this is amazing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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djg

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#6 posted 595 days ago

Glad you all like it. This is my largest clock yet. The design only uses 2 gears and an escape wheel. It stands 82” high and the largest gear is 16” in diameter. It is currently on display at the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador Gallery in St. John’s NL Canada.

-- DJG

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#7 posted 595 days ago

That’s simply awesome

-- 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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Surfside

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#8 posted 595 days ago

You did a terrific and best job there man .

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-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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GnarlyErik

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#9 posted 595 days ago

This is wonderful – congratulations on a beautiful and whimsical creation!

-- Candy is dandy and rum may be fun, but wood working is the best high for me!

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 595 days ago

Love it… Yhese are so cool , look fwd to building one one day.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dennisgrosen

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#11 posted 595 days ago

two from this house thanks for sharing the clock :-)
my daughter says it deffently have the X-factor over it
I agree with her …. well done

take care
Silke and Dennis

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#12 posted 595 days ago

Whoa thats amazing, I love it I assume this is your design or did it come from something else.

mann just soooo cool

Holy cricky I just went to the youtube sooooooooo awesome

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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djg

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#13 posted 595 days ago

This is my design. The design was inspired by the works of James Borden. His work is amazing and his website is at www.timeshapes.com

-- DJG

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vakman

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#14 posted 595 days ago

This is fantastic, great title and project!

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#15 posted 594 days ago

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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