Oak Regulator Wall Clock

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Project by mthomp0725 posted 06-16-2008 10:39 PM 1142 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This regulator style clock was my first project. The rails and stiles are from quarter sawn oak. I made the stained glass panel and the face is antique glass. The next time I build it I will use a nice clock movement instead of the “cheapie” battery movement.

-- He who hesitates is lost...

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#1 posted 06-16-2008 10:50 PM

Nicely done. I like the glass insert, it makes it very distinctive.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#2 posted 06-16-2008 11:01 PM

Very nice. I agree with Russel about the glass.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 06-16-2008 11:52 PM

Ditto on the glass work….it really makes the clock stand out.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 06-16-2008 11:59 PM

Very nice, I really like the glass too

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#5 posted 06-17-2008 12:24 AM

Very nice looking… how much time did the stained glass take?

-- Martin, Kansas

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#6 posted 06-17-2008 01:06 AM

Nice looking clock. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 06-17-2008 02:51 AM

A good friend of mine is a stained glass master. He designed the pattern and made most of the small cuts for me. The Bevels were pretty much off the shelf. The glass covering the clock face is Antique Glass and has a nice shimmer to it. I would say there is probably 12-15 man hours in the glass work.

-- He who hesitates is lost...

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#8 posted 06-17-2008 04:25 AM

Nice looking clock. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#9 posted 06-17-2008 04:17 PM

Well if you had made a real clock movement it would have been covered up by that beautiful stained glass.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 07-27-2008 11:17 AM

Nice looking clock.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 08-08-2009 08:22 AM


You did an excellent job on this.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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