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Project by Don2Laughs posted 04-01-2013 08:54 PM 753 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a project for Palomar College woodworking class. Gave it to my sister. Very figured Walnut

-- Don in San Diego, Ca.





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 04-01-2013 09:10 PM

Don that is a nice clock but the grain makes it an incredible clock

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 04-01-2013 10:17 PM

Nice job Don.
It looks great !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#3 posted 04-01-2013 11:15 PM

Super nice, I love that figured Walnut. Outstanding!

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#4 posted 04-02-2013 03:51 AM

Nice clock, Don.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 04-02-2013 03:58 PM

Wood choices were great. Very elegant results. What kind of mechanisms?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 04-02-2013 04:02 PM

It’s a very nice clock and I’m sure that she loves it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Mean_Dean

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#7 posted 04-03-2013 12:02 AM

That is a beautiful clock! The walnut really has beautiful figure.

I’m sure your sister loves it, and displays it in a special place!

-- Dean

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Don2Laughs

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#8 posted 04-03-2013 12:49 AM

Thanks, folks. Yes, the figure is phenomenal. The back and face are book matched from re-saw and are more intricate than the photo can convey. The mechanism & face were ordered (in bulk) for the class from Rockler suppliers and all I know is that they were made in America.
Thanks for looking and commenting

-- Don in San Diego, Ca.

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#9 posted 04-04-2013 02:45 PM

That’s a stunning time piece! The wood is just amazing. Will be a great heirloom piece for sure.

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