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Project by Rudes posted 12-27-2012 02:50 PM 644 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 12-27-2012 04:01 PM

Unique design.

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#2 posted 12-27-2012 07:28 PM

That is gorgeous!

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 07:39 PM

Great. Glad you didn’t do the standard tooth thing.
How thick is the wood? Where did you get the clock movement to fit the wood? Like to try something like that.

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 08:59 PM

I have made about 10 of these clocks in the past year from any unique pieces of wood I can find. Usually 2”- 2 1/2” thick. This one is 2” thick and 35” across. I usually get my my clock parts from Klockit but are several companies online. I often find the more expensive movements are worth the cost. I route a recess in the back for the parts leaving only about 3/8” dial face thickness.

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 10:06 PM

Rudes, thanks for the info- thought routing might fit in but wasn’t sure.

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