wallnut clock

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Project by shiney5757 posted 08-03-2008 12:54 PM 1882 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a wallnut clock i made.brass pendulum comes out both sides hope you like.

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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#1 posted 08-03-2008 01:49 PM

Very nice indeed. It shows amazing restraint in its design. It can be so tempting to add some unnecessary ‘twiddly bits’!

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#2 posted 08-03-2008 02:39 PM

very beautiful work .beau design. very original

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#3 posted 08-03-2008 02:40 PM

Excellent design and beautiful craftsmanship. I love projects that are unclutered and don’t hide or distract from the beauty of the wood. I may very well copy this if I can find a pendilum clock and then if I can’t i may copy it with a non-pendilum clock.

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#4 posted 08-03-2008 04:00 PM

wow , this is simply elegant ! That is one beautiful piece of Walnut and the finish looks excellent on it , Totally unique design…Great job ! : )

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#5 posted 08-05-2008 05:19 AM

well done. I like it

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#6 posted 08-05-2008 08:58 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#7 posted 09-18-2008 07:30 PM

thats a cool design, i really dig it…

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#8 posted 08-27-2009 07:05 PM

yeah, this is realy nice.

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#9 posted 08-28-2009 07:50 AM

Way cool clock looks great

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#10 posted 12-06-2010 03:56 AM

Just love this clock, would you mind posting the dimensions and the make of the clock mechanism? The longest clock movement with a pendulum I find is 13 inches. Your project I’m guessing is 33×7 x 3 inches. I have a piece of wood that would be look killer with this design.

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#11 posted 12-06-2010 04:04 AM

Love that walnut!! I’ll second for more info on “the guts”.
Great idea on the peek-a-boo

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#12 posted 12-08-2010 07:17 PM

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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#13 posted 12-08-2010 07:22 PM

The dimensions are smaller than you might think H 20 7/8” W 3 3/8” D 2”
part list- face 20 7/8” x 3 3/8” x 1/2”
sides- 20 7/8” x 1 3/4” x 1/2” qty 2
back- 20 7/8” x 2 7/8” x 1/4”
top & bottom- 2 3/8” x 1 1/4” x 1/2”.

All rebated jointed to get final dimension.

side cutout 10 1/2” x 1”
position from top 9 3/8” to top of cutout, from face 9/16
All parts wallnut.

hope these links are helpful.
24” pendulum rod cut to length
2 3/4 dia pendulum bob
Hermle Quartz 2200 movement
brass hands to own liking.

if anymore help needed send another message very glad to help.
thanks for your interest.
will want to see your finished project thanks.

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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