First clock

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Project by Todd Barrone posted 323 days ago 675 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I decided it in every wood worker code to build a clock at least once. My father n law is ex Navy and his birthday,, so I decided to make a navy clock. I printed up some pictures on my computer and glued them to a small plank of eastern red cedar, then I gave it a glaze coat finish with epoxy. Not bad I was not happy with the slight staining of the photos on the edges, but practice makes perfect LOL. I found the clock kit at Walmart for $7.00 and gluing the numbers on after the epoxy dries was fun LOL. Thank God for tweezers.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne

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#1 posted 323 days ago

Not bad for your first and a very thoughtful gift!

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#2 posted 323 days ago

A really nice tribute to this mans service to his country…..Fine job on it buddy. Still need you to show me how to finish cedar Todd…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 322 days ago

very cool clock.nice present.i picked up some eastern red cedar the other day,love the wood and the smell.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 321 days ago

Sweet and personalized gift. Like the pictures and the cedar looks great. I’m sure FIL appreciates it. Great job!

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#5 posted 319 days ago

Very nicely done. Very nice gift.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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