Mantel clock

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Project by Roger Strautman posted 10-21-2013 12:23 AM 1075 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

THis is a chip carved mantel clock that I carved out of Paulonia wood. The clock is 2” x 6” x 9” and I stained it nutmeg.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#1 posted 10-21-2013 12:28 AM

Great looking clock, love the carving you did so nicely

-- Norman

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#2 posted 10-21-2013 12:28 AM

Beautiful. The carving makes this clock special.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 12:46 AM

you are vary talented. Keep up the outstanding work, keep showing us your work we all Love looking at talented pieces.

-- Jim Earl

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 01:15 AM

nice looking clock. The carving is looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 10-21-2013 01:18 AM

You keep trying to get your carvings into the house.


-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 10-21-2013 03:13 AM

Really nice carving detail. Great project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 10-21-2013 05:17 AM

That is one nice looking clock…great carving

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 10-21-2013 01:08 PM

Hi Roger,
Putting the year on the side was a nice design touch. Well done!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#9 posted 10-21-2013 02:51 PM

Roger, this is beautiful. It will be a nice eye catcher on any mantel.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#10 posted 10-21-2013 04:51 PM

Hi Roger, excellently designed and carved as usual, I really like the rings around the clock face highlighting the hour marks.well done once again.

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#11 posted 10-21-2013 08:45 PM

That is an awesome carving work! Amazing eye for detail! I think it’s one of the coolest clock I’ve seen. Good job.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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