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Project by Low posted 03-21-2013 07:01 AM 775 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this clock from a tree that was used as target for guns. Lots of bullets in wood.
Clock stands about 7’ 3” and was made with just a picture for plans. The wood is walnutwith Tung oil for finish.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 09:45 AM

Beautiful work

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#2 posted 03-21-2013 11:58 AM

Wonderful work. Amazing that you did it all without plans and from one tree. Amazing. Thanks for posting.

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#3 posted 03-22-2013 02:44 AM

Sweet looking clock. Did you discard all the sections with bullet holes? Can’t see any on the clock.

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#4 posted 03-22-2013 03:46 AM

Really nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 03-22-2013 04:42 PM

Nice work, with or without bullets.
Over the years I have made many different clocks but never one that size. Partially because we don’t have a good place to put one. We currently have 8 clocks in our own home and I enjoy the weekly ritual of winding them. When it is quiet the whole house is alive with the tick tocks. Remember to clean and oil the movement about every 3 years and it will last for generations.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#6 posted 03-22-2013 10:37 PM

Awesome piece! Great work !!

-- Carl, Iowa

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#7 posted 03-22-2013 11:09 PM

I want to make one some day
Hope it turns out half as good

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