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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 2242 days ago

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 2242 days ago

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 2242 days ago

VERY NICE CLOCK!!!!

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

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Callum Kendall

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#4 posted 2242 days ago

Great looking clock, bet she loves it!

Thanks fpr the post

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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Chris

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#5 posted 2241 days ago

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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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 2241 days ago

Fantastic work on the case details!

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

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Big_Bob

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#7 posted 2241 days ago

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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bayouman

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#8 posted 2241 days ago

That is beautiful. Love the color.

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Kipster

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#9 posted 2241 days ago

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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Russel

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#10 posted 2241 days ago

Beautiful work.

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

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TomTom

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#11 posted 2236 days ago

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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TomTom

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#12 posted 2236 days ago

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 2236 days ago

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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Grumpy

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#14 posted 2236 days ago

Very nice clock Mike.

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#15 posted 2236 days ago

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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