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Project by rjb37 posted 12-14-2013 02:27 AM 769 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cherry clock I just finished. It’s a xmas present for my new in-laws. The body is cherry and the numerals are an arts and craft font that I had laser cut out of 1/8” birch plywood. The back is bridle jointed panel to keep the inside of the case clean. I used a quartz, non chiming pendulum movement.
Most of the clock was built with hand tools only except for the cherry panel which I had thinned down from 3/4” to 1/2” with lunch box planer.

-- accidental woodworker





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 12-14-2013 04:02 AM

Very nice looking piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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kiefer

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#2 posted 12-14-2013 04:35 AM

Nice Christmas present ,very well done But I was hoping it was for me .

Merry Christmas to you and yours .

-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 12-14-2013 04:43 AM

Looks great Ralph! Definitely not for the boneyard!

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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rjb37

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#4 posted 12-15-2013 06:28 PM

I had a second clock but that one didn’t make it. Maybe next christmas until then the parts will reside in the boneyard.

-- accidental woodworker

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#5 posted 12-15-2013 11:48 PM

Love the look of cherry. Congrats on a nice clock.

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#6 posted 12-18-2013 03:11 PM

Great looking clock! Beautiful wood and great choice on the numbers. Great job!

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