Mantel Clock

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Project by connelly posted 05-03-2013 12:55 AM 1350 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built 15 of these clocks for Christmas Gifts. I’m sure you all get it from some family members “When are you going to build me somthing”. You’d think that would stop them but they always want more, oh well. Body is Mahogany ply,the trim is Mahogany, the tops are all different woods that some I couldn’t even tell you. Take the handle off the top and remove the clock face and you’d have a nice Urn. The cool thing about building a bunch of these is you just glue up a good length of it and just miter it into boxes.

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#1 posted 05-03-2013 12:56 AM

Very nice,

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 05-03-2013 12:40 PM

I like these a LOT! I have tons of clock faces that I need to find a use for. Thanks for sharing

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 05-03-2013 01:32 PM

Nice clocks, I’m sure they’ll be well received.

Cheers Tony.

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#4 posted 05-03-2013 04:44 PM

You probably built a prototype? Wondering how much faster to build the group? Where did the clock works come from?

Nice pieces!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 05:28 PM

Nice job…is the gold trim paint or gold leaf…It is a great touch!!

-- Mike

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#6 posted 05-05-2013 01:01 AM

Real nice.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#7 posted 05-06-2013 02:24 PM

Very nice looking clocks! The gold trim and the clock goes really well with the woods and finish. Great gifts indeed!

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