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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 394 days ago

Beautiful work

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oakwood

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#2 posted 394 days ago

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

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 393 days ago

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

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dnick

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#4 posted 393 days ago

Really nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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LesB

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#5 posted 392 days ago

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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woodcut

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#6 posted 392 days ago

Awesome piece! Great work !!

-- Carl, Iowa

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Bill_N

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#7 posted 392 days ago

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

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