Grandmother Clock

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Project by RKassen posted 12-21-2013 05:54 PM 916 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a grandmother clock I built back in high school. I used home-sawed red oak that came off of my parent’s property. It plays the Westminster chime.

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 06:21 PM

This is one fine clock,an amazing build for a high school student.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 06:41 PM

Thanks Jim! I definitely learned a lot from it. There are things I would love to change or mistakes to hide but I figure that it just adds to the nostalgia of when I built it haha.

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#3 posted 12-22-2013 12:17 PM

Great build, an heirloom for sure.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 12-22-2013 01:36 PM

Beautiful clock, nice work on thus build.

-- "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 12-22-2013 02:46 PM

That’s very impressive whether you were in hs or not. Nice work.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#6 posted 12-22-2013 02:55 PM

That is a beautiful piece. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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#7 posted 12-23-2013 03:10 AM

Very cool. THat’s quite an accomplishment while in high school.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#8 posted 12-23-2013 10:57 PM

Great looking Grandmother clock—and especially since you did it in high school! I love these old clocks, and I’m sure your’s will be handed down for generations!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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