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Project by Ebro posted 171 days ago 1005 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 171 days ago

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

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 171 days ago

Very cool idea….excellent job

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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johnstoneb

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#3 posted 171 days ago

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 171 days ago

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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JTTHECLOCKMAN

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#5 posted 171 days ago

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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majuvla

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#6 posted 171 days ago

Awsome project!Look so realistic and nice ofcourse.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 171 days ago

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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Campzeke

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#8 posted 171 days ago

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 170 days ago

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 170 days ago

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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Schwieb

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#11 posted 170 days ago

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

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

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 167 days ago

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 167 days ago

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

-- Regards Robert

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