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"Enchanted" Wooden Gear Clock

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Project by djg posted 11-21-2012 12:44 PM 4129 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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#1 posted 11-21-2012 12:51 PM

Completed clock looks great!

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#2 posted 11-21-2012 01:03 PM

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

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 11-21-2012 01:16 PM

sweet!!!

-- Joel

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#4 posted 11-21-2012 03:12 PM

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

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#5 posted 11-21-2012 05:02 PM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-21-2012 05:20 PM

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 11-21-2012 05:23 PM

That’s simply awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 11-21-2012 05:58 PM

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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#9 posted 11-21-2012 06:00 PM

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

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

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#10 posted 11-21-2012 06:49 PM

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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#11 posted 11-21-2012 06:54 PM

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 11-21-2012 07:26 PM

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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#13 posted 11-21-2012 08:20 PM

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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#14 posted 11-21-2012 10:06 PM

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 11-23-2012 03:23 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

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