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Oak Mantel Clock

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Project by DonB posted 04-11-2013 07:13 PM 1420 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Previously made this style of clock from pine. This time I made it from oak. A world of difference in appearance and beauty of the grain. The oak came from a step and a kickboard from oak stairs at a big box store. Less costly. Made the router take smaller bites and used scrap wood to prevent tear outs. The stain is English Chestnut. 3 coats of thinned shellac and 4 coats of shellac. Clock insert is from Klockit.

-- DonB





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dwlckn

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#1 posted 04-11-2013 08:20 PM

Don, Great looking clock!!

-- “Enjoy what you do, or do something else!”

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#2 posted 04-11-2013 09:12 PM

Very nice, I love clocks.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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#3 posted 04-12-2013 01:47 AM

Another great looking clock Don. The rope trim dresses it up nicely! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 04-12-2013 08:02 AM

Great looking clock….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 04-12-2013 12:09 PM

I like the roping around it. Nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 04-12-2013 02:49 PM

It’s a wonderful clock. The rope molding looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 04-15-2013 02:56 PM

Like it, very pretty. The wood has some beautiful grain and the finish made it pop. Great job!

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