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Arts and Craft, Craftsman Style Bracket Clock

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Project by Max posted 01-13-2014 11:26 PM 1591 views 7 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Craftsman Style Bracket clock and is fashioned after the Stickley Bracket Clock. It is constructed out of Quarter Sawn White Oak, with ebonized Walnut Pegs. It is shown in two different finishes. The first three pictures it has been stained with Brown Mahogany stain (General Finishes) and clear coated with satin lacquer. The last two pictures has a dye and then a stain over that, then finished with a satin lacquer.

They are 8 3/4” tall 7 3/4” wide at the bottom and 2 3/4” deep. The dial has a custom made face and is a quartz insert.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 01-13-2014 11:44 PM

Nice looking clock!

Thanks for providing inspiration….
As I embark on a clock building spree!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 01-13-2014 11:46 PM

I really like the style and you did a great job. Love the grain. I do a lot of arts and craft work and was hoping you could tell me more about the clock face and it’s design and where you may have purchasd it.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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#3 posted 01-13-2014 11:51 PM

@Randy, Thank you for the compliment.

@Alongiron, I appreciate the compliment, I too do most of my work in the Arts and Crafts style. These clocks were made for a couple of furniture stores I do work for here in Utah. I made the clock face up myself and installed it in a standard insert.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 12:00 AM

Ooooh.
Nice but simple clocks.
Good job with the face too. Nice touch.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 12:17 AM

@Steve,

Thanks Steve, I really appreciate your kind words and compliment.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#6 posted 01-14-2014 12:21 AM

Well done Max.I like the dye stain version best. That is my favorite but both are great.
Super grain selection and symmetry. Good balance.

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#7 posted 01-14-2014 12:23 AM

@Dan, Thank you so much for your compliment. I have one store I sell to that likes the dark and the other likes the light…..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#8 posted 01-14-2014 12:36 AM

This has a point of difference look to it Max, I really like it great result
Peter

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 01-14-2014 12:41 AM

@Peter,
I appreciate your compliment, thanks so much.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#10 posted 01-14-2014 12:43 AM

Max, Outstanding grain selection. I wasn’t able to pick my preferred finish. These are both excellent.

-- Art

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#11 posted 01-14-2014 12:56 AM

@Art, Thanks for your very kind words, I really appreciate it.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#12 posted 01-14-2014 01:10 AM

Great looking clock with very nice grain display.

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#13 posted 01-14-2014 01:20 AM

Those are nice looking A&C clocks! I think I like the darker one better—it just has that look like it’s from the early 1900’s, just Gustav would have made it.

-- Dean

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#14 posted 01-14-2014 01:37 AM

@HillbillyShooter, I really appreciate your compliment.

@Dean, Thank you so much for your gracious compliment, I appreciate it.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#15 posted 01-14-2014 02:05 AM

Love your little clocks. I really like the second one. What dye and stain did you use?

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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