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Project by dustynut2 posted 11-24-2012 06:15 PM 1049 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the clocks that I built for our home. It’s made of oak stained dark to look like they did back in the day. The works is a quartz movement with a small speaker for the chimes. It sounds very realistic.

-- Hello, my name is Dustynut2 and I'm a tool junky





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-24-2012 07:40 PM

Welcome to Ljs Dusty
This is one fine looking clock great job.

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#2 posted 11-24-2012 07:50 PM

Great clock did you do the face yourself?

The finish gives it the age, nice.

jamie

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dustynut2

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#3 posted 11-25-2012 01:15 AM

Thanks guys. No, I didn’t do the face myself, I got it from Lee Valley Tools (I’m an addict not an employee)

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#4 posted 11-25-2012 02:24 AM

Classy looking.

Welcome to LJ’s

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#5 posted 11-25-2012 05:03 AM

Great clock. Looking forward to seeing more. Welcome to LJs.

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#6 posted 11-25-2012 02:35 PM

Good looking clock : )

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#7 posted 11-25-2012 05:03 PM

Hey Dusty,
Welcome to LJ’s and congrats on the fine build.
I have made several period reproductions with a twist, like using red oak instead of white oak, and if you take a can of Minwax Golden Oak and add a couple tablespoons of Minwax Walnut stain you will come up with a stain that looks very close to the Ammonia fuming look of the period. Yours looks very good.
Looking forward to your next post.

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