Grandfather clock number three

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Project by Andrew Betschman posted 05-28-2013 04:59 PM 1419 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Solid cherry. The finish is tung oil and shellac. Thanks for looking!

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#1 posted 05-28-2013 05:03 PM

Definitely a beautiful piece and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#2 posted 05-28-2013 05:12 PM

Love it! It is a beautiful heirloom, congrats on a great job.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#3 posted 05-28-2013 05:22 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Will be cherished for many years to come.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 05-28-2013 05:40 PM


And hey, if you made that thing just to put it outside your shop, I’ll be MORE THAN HAPPY to come get it and give it a great home! :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 06:39 PM

Excellent elegant job!


Thank you for sharing & some of the videos along the way!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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Andrew Betschman

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#6 posted 05-28-2013 09:27 PM

Thank you!

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#7 posted 05-28-2013 09:31 PM

Beautiful work and craftsmanship on this clock. Really like the cherry, beautiful grain and color.
Where did you get the movement and face?, nice looking hardware.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 05-28-2013 09:39 PM

that’s amazing

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 11:31 PM

Beautiful. Very nice work.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Andrew Betschman

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#10 posted 05-29-2013 01:49 AM

The Movement and face comes from Green Lake Clock Co. The Ship and background was painted my my mother who is an artist.

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#11 posted 05-29-2013 01:59 AM

This is a beautiful clock an outstanding build.

-- Custom furniture

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#12 posted 05-29-2013 04:31 AM

Well done! A clock like this is definitely on my list of must builds. Thanks for the source info.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#13 posted 05-29-2013 01:36 PM

Beautiful clock. Great job

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#14 posted 05-30-2013 01:05 AM

Beautiful Grandfather clock! I love G/F clocks, and yours is a splendid example!

-- Dean

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#15 posted 05-30-2013 04:02 AM

a first


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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