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Project by Tym posted 547 days ago 919 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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 547 days ago

That’s crazy cool ,great job.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 547 days ago

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

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#3 posted 547 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 547 days ago

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

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cundy56

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#5 posted 545 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 545 days ago

Beautiful job. Very nice photo work, too.

Lee

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#7 posted 544 days ago

Tym,

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

L/W

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