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Burl Clock made for a friend. Not sure what type of wood it is – found it at a flea market. This more celebrates the beauty of wood than any skill with working wood.
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#1 posted 06-17-2013 02:05 AM
Wow! Nice clock face!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#2 posted 06-17-2013 02:07 AM
It is still a beautiful clock. Someone had the imagination to use this wood and build this clock. Thanks for sharing.
#3 posted 06-17-2013 02:44 AM
Thanks for the comments. I spent a lot of time sanding the face smooth. I really like the look of the burled edges. Whenever I see a a nice wood slab I collect it and put it in my collection for later. I have always liked making these kind of clocks – it is something that my grandfather did a lot of.
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#4 posted 06-17-2013 07:43 AM
Nice wood and a beautiful job. Well done.
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#5 posted 06-19-2013 01:01 PM
Great job. Very unique nicely done.
-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh
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#6 posted 06-19-2013 01:14 PM
That makes a great clock. Nice work.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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