Grandfather Clock

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Project by rentman posted 03-15-2007 03:42 AM 2619 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first clock,I liked making it.I got the idea from american woodworker.
I love that tiger maple.Here in chattanooga theres a wood dealer that sells it for the same price has soft maple.The only bad part is that you have to go through all of the soft maple to fine the tiger.Its time well spent @ $3.00 bf vs. about $10.00 bf.Hope you all like it.

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#1 posted 03-15-2007 03:48 AM

Wow Phil! This is just awesome. What a huge project to tackle. How many hours did you have in on this if I may ask? Whatever it was it was time really well spent. It is just beautiful.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 03-15-2007 03:51 AM

Thanks,It took a month there about

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#3 posted 03-15-2007 04:09 AM

What type of finish did you put on this?

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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#4 posted 03-15-2007 04:09 AM

Great looking clock. What is the height, it looks to be close to 8’ tall

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 03-15-2007 05:28 AM

beautiful work Phil

-- Cheers

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#6 posted 03-15-2007 11:57 AM

another amazing “first try at something”.. wowowowowowo

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 03-15-2007 04:31 PM

Exceptional! nice work!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#8 posted 03-16-2007 03:09 PM

Tiger Maple for $3.00 wow….a clock like the WOW!!

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#9 posted 03-17-2007 04:48 AM

Jake Cress made a Clock and ever since I see his whenever I look at someone else’s. Actually he made two. This is the second one

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#10 posted 03-17-2007 05:04 AM

Amazing clock! Spectacular wood! Great job.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 03-23-2007 04:19 AM

How soon can I start building a clock?

-- Greg

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#12 posted 05-10-2007 06:21 AM

Very nice, Rentman. The wood is lovely, and the clock is terrific.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#13 posted 05-10-2007 04:45 PM

Beautiful clock Rentman, and a well stocked workshop I might add!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#14 posted 10-20-2007 04:05 PM

This popped up on the home page. Great clock Phil. What have you been upto lately?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#15 posted 10-20-2007 04:30 PM

Great work! the wood is beautiful!

-- Spread love with our work

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