Bandsawn clock case

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Project by TonyWard posted 11-29-2012 06:59 AM 1545 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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about to finish this bandsawn box, a gift to help celebrate our daughter’s 40th birthday

timber is Australian Red Cedar, with perspex glass, the lift off is secured to the base with magnets, the clock is an 8 day Hermle skeleton, the wind up key is attached to the underside of the base with magnets.

thanks for the look!

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 07:30 AM

Very clean and beautiful piece.

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

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 08:20 AM

Very nice clock box, Tony.

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

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 11:55 AM

WOW Tony, that looks very nice, an eye opener.

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#4 posted 11-29-2012 12:45 PM

Lovely grain pattern along the top. Nice job.

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#5 posted 11-29-2012 01:17 PM

Wow! What an elegant look

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 11-29-2012 01:48 PM

tony this is one really neat piece, i really enjoy this design.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 11-29-2012 02:01 PM

Very beautiful piece!

Rarely is a project perfect in it’s proportions, ensuring it will be visually pleasing to look at, above and beyond the appeal of quality workmanship.

You have achieved that with this clock!

Well done.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 11-29-2012 02:13 PM

Beautiful design and great craftsmanship.

Thanks for posting,

-- Cal Noguchi -

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#9 posted 11-29-2012 07:58 PM

Clever use of a bandsaw !

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

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#10 posted 11-29-2012 09:13 PM

thank you everyone for your very kind words of encouragement, i guess that is what LJ’s is all about!

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#11 posted 11-29-2012 09:39 PM

That is an incredible project! Heart-stopping!

-- "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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#12 posted 11-29-2012 09:49 PM

A great design ,a new age classic.

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 11-29-2012 10:22 PM

Excellent and polished.

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#14 posted 11-30-2012 01:51 AM

Excellent workmanship Tony

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

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#15 posted 11-30-2012 02:45 AM

i bet cutting the glass and installing them, was more work than the band saw work.

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