Viola Clock

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Project by Tym posted 594 days ago 962 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Viola Clock that I carved for a friend. The body is Brazilian Mahogany, the neck is Birdseye Maple and Ebony, the chin rest is Black Walnut, and the bow is Rosewood (I cheated and bought a real one).

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#1 posted 594 days ago

That’s crazy cool ,great job.

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#2 posted 594 days ago

Fantastic, I like this project. Great job duplicating a viola.

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#3 posted 594 days ago

Stunning! And I’ll bet that folks who might see it up close will ask you “Why did you ruin a perfectly good viola?”

Beautiful !

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#4 posted 594 days ago

I even thought that you recycled and turned a used viola into a clock. Awesome design and carving!


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#5 posted 592 days ago

Hi Tym,
Loved your clock, you have done a great job.
Take it from one who has completed a few clocks – you have given me some new ideas.
All the best – Cundy 56

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#6 posted 592 days ago

Beautiful job. Very nice photo work, too.


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#7 posted 591 days ago


Wonderful! Did you include a musical movement to play viola music on the hour?


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