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Project by letrusquin posted 01-01-2013 11:52 PM 2547 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Grandfather clock made in black walnut and poplar. No screws. 2 years and half building time.

To see step by step:

http://www.lamortaise.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=101&id=217015&limit=15&limitstart=60&Itemid=119

-- www.letrusquin.com - atelier le Trusquin - Quebec (Canada)





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#1 posted 01-01-2013 11:58 PM

Very nicely done! Great project.

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#2 posted 01-02-2013 12:13 AM

That is an outstanding grandfather clock! Looks great. I really like the base

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#3 posted 01-02-2013 01:20 AM

Absolutely beautiful!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#4 posted 01-02-2013 01:42 AM

That is a really nice clock The finish on the base is outstanding.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 01-02-2013 02:00 AM

Beautiful clock. What did you use for the works? Is it mechanical?
Very nice, very nice. Thanks for showing.

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#6 posted 01-02-2013 02:06 AM

Beautiful,beautiful Grandfather clock, Very impressive piece and a marvelous build .

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#7 posted 01-02-2013 03:18 AM

Beautiful!!! Great job. I’d love to build one someday. I love how you did the base on it. Just beautiful!

Christian

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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#8 posted 01-02-2013 03:41 AM

Stunning , simply beautiful

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#9 posted 01-02-2013 03:46 AM

That is two and a half years very well spent! Very nice clock. I wish I had the patience to build one of these. Great workmanship!

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#10 posted 01-02-2013 04:05 AM

beautiful clock.thats one that will last for many years to come ,great job

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#11 posted 01-02-2013 02:10 PM

Magnificent workmanship. It looks fabulous.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#12 posted 01-02-2013 03:12 PM

2 1/2 years? Wow. I’m not sure I’ve held a job that long, let alone seen a project through of that magnatude.
Very impressive work to say the least.

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#13 posted 01-02-2013 04:41 PM

Stunning and impressive grand clock. Great choice of wood and finish. Outstanding craftsmanship!

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#14 posted 01-02-2013 08:02 PM

Tres belle !

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#15 posted 01-02-2013 08:57 PM

Outstanding! Skillfully made.

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