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Project by Ebro posted 10-26-2013 09:11 PM 1782 views 11 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a watch I made for a recent scholarship auction. I used walnut and oak with a simple wax finish. I’ve made a few of these over the years but I keep giving them away. I’ve keep promising myself that the next one is mine, but it never works out that way.





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 10-26-2013 09:25 PM

Very cleaver! Neat idea, I might this a go later.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 10-26-2013 10:08 PM

Very cool idea….excellent job

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 10-27-2013 12:47 AM

Nice job. It really looks nice/
I made one last year used the same woods. Gave it to my SIL for christmas.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 10-27-2013 01:35 AM

Wow, really nice. Great desk clock. Hope you get one for yourself soon.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 10-27-2013 02:04 AM

Very nicely done. Must be a left handed watch though(he he he) I make many of those and sell at craft shows. I put some military inserts in them and they sell well. Makes for nice Christmas gifts for a boss or anyone. Great to put on the desk. I did make one for myself and have it sitting in front of me as I type this. Using many different types of woods and even doing some segmenting really sets them apart. Thanks for showing.

-- John T.

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#6 posted 10-27-2013 08:19 AM

Awsome project!Look so realistic and nice ofcourse.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-27-2013 12:27 PM

That is a real cool watch. Nice idea and great choice of wood!!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Campzeke

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#8 posted 10-27-2013 02:04 PM

Very nice! It”s more fun to give stuff away than it is to keep it. Besides … you can ALWAYS make another one. I have seen that pattern before but can”t remember where. Any ideas?

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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becikeja

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#9 posted 10-27-2013 10:58 PM

The joy is in the creation.
Well done

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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Ebro

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#10 posted 10-28-2013 12:33 AM

Thanks everybody for the comments.

Campzeke, I found the plans in an old copy of Wood magazine, I don’t remember which issue though.

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#11 posted 10-28-2013 12:35 AM

Very nice and different sort of work. I like it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 10-30-2013 04:31 PM

Totally cool wooden watch! Like that it can be hanged or stand on it own using the straps on a desk. Interesting and beautiful project. Great job!

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#13 posted 10-31-2013 09:30 AM

Well all of my words have already been said so it just another positive comment from me

-- Regards Robert

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