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Project by DanW posted 05-27-2013 07:11 PM 1062 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a one week project for a graduation present for a niece.

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)





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dust4tears

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#1 posted 05-27-2013 07:31 PM

Beautiful!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 05-27-2013 07:44 PM

Oh yea, that is really a nice gift.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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DanW

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#3 posted 05-27-2013 07:46 PM

Thank you. Spent about 35 hrs on it.
Kind of hard to get a decent photo of it as cherry washes out a little under a flash.

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 05-27-2013 11:55 PM

beautiful clock. There is so much detail. It looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 01:15 AM

Wow, that’s one lucky niece ! She ll cherish that ! Nice work my friend.

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#6 posted 05-28-2013 01:53 AM

Very Nice! did you do that with a scroll saw?

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#7 posted 05-28-2013 03:44 AM

Beautiful Clock the cherry look great nice finish ,loved the design too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 05-28-2013 06:03 PM

Great work and nothing like a hand made that adds a special meaning to the gift. As a scroller myself I can appreciate the effort that went into the clock.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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DanW

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 07:48 PM

Thank you for the kind words. Yes it was all done on a scroll saw. 20” DeWalt 778. The only thing that wasn’t done on the scroll saw is a cover for the works that is between the fron panel & back. it is 1 7/16” thick. A bit much for Cherry on the saw. I turned the outside diameter and drilled the inside, then spindle sanded the inside to the proper size.
Dan

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 05-28-2013 07:50 PM

Great job!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#11 posted 05-29-2013 12:07 PM

Very nice clock, I bet she’ll love it. What finish did you use?

-- Bob, Michigan

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DanW

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#12 posted 05-29-2013 06:37 PM

Lacquer, dries fast and can be sanded if need be. I use it on all my scrolled projects.

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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