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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 641 days ago 1263 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

FIRST, my apology for this project is being not made of timber, but it had served my wood work all its life. Now, it is retired and just sitting on the wall of my work shop looking at me and admiring all the works it has helped me with to achieve and reminding me with my schedule. Sorry my friend for pushing you too hard and thank you for your (almost daily) 15 year service. Happy retirement.

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 641 days ago

What a nice way to remember an old faithful workmate. I think I can see some sawdust caught up in the teeth, so it sure qualifies. Nice clock for the work shop.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 640 days ago

15 years out of a saw blade? That alone should be memorialized!

Cute post.

-- 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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Bob817

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#3 posted 640 days ago

Great Idea, thanx for sharing that.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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lew

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#4 posted 640 days ago

Nice, Sam!
How did you attach the “numbers”?

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

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Porchfish

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#5 posted 640 days ago

Retirement is always a just reward ! Well done !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 640 days ago

I ”saw” time flying by. :))
If only saw blades could talk this would have many stories.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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dustyal

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#7 posted 640 days ago

well done. I enjoyed your story.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 640 days ago

Very good Sam!

Now, is the blade Sharp or Dull? ... might be a safety hazard…

They can accidentally fall off hooks, etc.

Nice way to preserve an old friend…

Thank you.

-- 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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lizardhead

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#9 posted 640 days ago

I think I’m getting chocked up a little, anyone got a tissue

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

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 640 days ago

It will always be a faithful reminder of how long you have come together as a workmate.

http://www.sawblade.com

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peteg

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#11 posted 640 days ago

Another great variation of your clock theme Sam, great way to preserve an old work mate :)
Pete

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

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Grumpymike

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#12 posted 640 days ago

Great save Sam.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 640 days ago

I have a bought one like that Sam but yours is a keepsake.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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BAKTHAVATHSAL KADAMBI

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#14 posted 640 days ago

GREAT IDEA. I have just retired, and started my woodworking full time, very recently, it is a long time, before one of my circular saw blades become eligible to retire !!

-- ALPHA-ZEE CREATIONS

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Sam Shakouri

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#15 posted 640 days ago

Lew, the numbers and few pieces of plywood in the back are glued by Fast Grip. The PW ring is to take the thickness of the clock, as shown in the attachment.

Lizardhead, I wish I could send you a pack of tiisue before you claim for few $Ms compensation.
Loe, thanks for your concern, Fast Grip is strong enough. It glues everything to anything.
AND I thank you all for your comments.

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

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