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Project by DonB posted 03-23-2013 10:19 PM 617 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first clock. Added the rope trim as the face was too plain – even keeps good time. Had plans from KlocKit and the clock insert also. Fairly easy build with lots of trim on the router.

-- DonB





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 03-24-2013 01:37 AM

Nice build. The rope trim really sets it off. I buy from Kockit also they are good people to do business with.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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DonB

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#2 posted 03-24-2013 06:48 PM

Love2learn: I read your home entries. Sounds like you had/have your work cut out for you, building your home plus building tools. I’ve built many jigs to make my life easier and just to build them. I like your entry about building your own band saw. Thats neat. Got plans? Thats the one thing I do not have that would really come in handy.

-- DonB

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Roger

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#3 posted 03-24-2013 09:22 PM

That rope trim does dress it up right nicely

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 04-10-2013 01:07 AM

Beautiful Clock! And I do agree that the rope trim does it well.
I see you asked Lee (Luv2learn) about the band saw plans. This is the place! http://woodgears.ca/tools.html. Matthias Wandel has some cool machine plans here on his site. I built his Horizontal Mortise Machine (it’s posted here on LJ”s). His plans are not expensive and are easy to follow.
Thanks for sharing you work!
Tony

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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