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Project by Mike posted 326 days ago 1192 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last couple of weeks have been Clocks. I have fallen in love with those fit up clocks, pretty reasonable price easy to install and my scrap bin is full of the perfect size wood to make all kinds of clocks. I really like using black walnut and maple together, the contrast just really makes things look great. The other wood used in these clocks is cherry, take a look hope you all enjoy.

On a learning note. When I was building the clock in the last picture I had made all the parts but was waiting for the clock to be delivered. I thought I would speed up the process and assemble and start to finish it while I was waiting for the delivery. I waited to drill the opening for the clock till I had the clock in hand. I attached the top pieces of wood to the bottom using a wood screw holding them together while the glue dried. When the clock arrived I confirmed the size, propped it up on the drill press and drilled the whole. Needless to say I forgot about the wood screw and I have now ordered a new forstner bit to replace the one I destroyed.

Mike





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 326 days ago

Beautiful work Mike, thanks for sharing.

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 326 days ago

Some great looking clocks!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 326 days ago

Hello Mike.

I like this clocks. Beautiful pieces.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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dustyal

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#4 posted 326 days ago

Nicely done… I really like the clock faces on the cherry pieces… and your right… walnut and maple look good together. Lots of possibilities. Excellent craftsmanship.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Richard Miller

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#5 posted 326 days ago

Very nice good choice of woods.

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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majuvla

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#6 posted 325 days ago

Nice looking set. Those back in the middle are my favorite.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rick M.

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#7 posted 325 days ago

Great looking clocks.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 325 days ago

Great work, and I love clocks….

I really dig the flame design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 322 days ago

They all look great. Like the cool designs and the pleasing wood combo. Great job!

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DIYaholic

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#10 posted 241 days ago

Very nice clocks!

Thank you, for the supplying the Christmas gift build inspiration I was looking for!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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