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Project by Miket posted 07-08-2008 05:17 AM 1636 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a clock I made for my mother. It’s cherry with a red mahogany stain. A lot of layers of tung oil on that.

I made it from a picture of one I found a long time ago. A few mods to simplify it enough so that I could make it and there you go. It took forever to finish, but I finally did.

You may have noticed some bad comments. These people seemed to have taken offense at my frankness.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.





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trifern

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#1 posted 07-08-2008 05:25 AM

You did your mother proud. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 07-08-2008 05:32 AM

Beautiful looking clock. I am sure your mother was very pleased. Thank you for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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John Gray

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#3 posted 07-08-2008 05:41 AM

VERY NICE CLOCK!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#4 posted 07-08-2008 12:49 PM

Great looking clock, bet she loves it!

Thanks fpr the post

Callum

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Chris

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#5 posted 07-08-2008 02:12 PM

that’s a very nice looking clock… That must of cost you quite a few hours in the shop.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 07-08-2008 04:39 PM

Fantastic work on the case details!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 07-08-2008 05:28 PM

Nice clock!
The great thing about clocks is that people you give them to treasure them. I am willing to bet your mother does.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#8 posted 07-08-2008 08:56 PM

That is beautiful. Love the color.

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#9 posted 07-09-2008 12:29 AM

I am sure your Mother is showing this clock off to everyone she can for it truly is beautiful.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#10 posted 07-09-2008 12:38 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#11 posted 07-13-2008 06:34 PM

The time lines are interesting. 167 days ago he was just starting in woodworking, wondering about what tools he should have in his shop, and making a simple frame as his first project. Now he posts a phony looking picture of a not-so-simple clock saying that he made it for last Christmas, apparently before he made his first, simple frame project.

Most curious.

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#12 posted 07-13-2008 08:22 PM

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#13 posted 07-13-2008 10:11 PM

A beautiful looking clock Mike!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#14 posted 07-14-2008 03:02 AM

Very nice clock Mike.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 07-14-2008 07:33 AM

Hi Mike;

This is a gorgeous clock. Fantastic job.

First class all the way!

Lee

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

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