Mantle Clock

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Project by davidmackv posted 01-02-2014 09:09 PM 928 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to try my hand at making a mantle clock. Didn’t use any plans, just drew something up and made it as I went. It is 10” tall by 7” wide. Used Walnut and Ambrosia Maple. Finish isn’t complete yet.

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#1 posted 01-02-2014 11:26 PM

I like Do you have a picture of the back? Is the spalted on thr front a veneer ? I am gretting ideas for next,christmas already. And this is on the list!

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#2 posted 01-02-2014 11:32 PM

The spalted is wood. It is about 1/4” thick. I did not put a back on it. I can take a picture for you though. I used pocket screws to attach the top. The sides and bottom are dado jointed.

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#3 posted 01-03-2014 01:17 AM

Nice! Good choice of wood and original. Well done.

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#4 posted 01-03-2014 02:26 AM

Very nice, I like your mix of different woods. To much of spalted maple can be over whelming

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#5 posted 01-04-2014 11:53 PM

Sweet I love clocks…

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#6 posted 01-07-2014 02:46 PM

Looks fantastic, the wood mix is really eye catching. Great job!

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#7 posted 01-07-2014 03:00 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

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