LumberJocks

Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'clockmaking'

  • Advertise with us
View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #10: Finally, something to put my face on.

03-30-2015 06:23 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

After torching and wire brushing the wood slats that will make-up the dial I decided to paint them black. Yes, that’s on odd choice, but since the final effect is an aged patina I’m going to apply a crackled antique white as the final finish and I realized that there just wasn’t going to be enough contrast without adding black. Next I had the wrestle the 5’ X 5’ sheet of Baltic Birch ply up onto a Shopsmith Mark V that served as a make-shift assembly tabl...

Read this entry »


View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #9: My compitition isn't just using a CNC machine, he built the CNC machine!

03-26-2015 07:15 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

Jay had a rough-road this week while trying to get work done on his “Shop Time Throwdown” clock. He has chosen to build his clock from wooden gears, and while I am as obsessed with wooden geared clocks as the next guy it would never occur to me to start from scratch and design my gears without consulting the methods that clockmaker’s before me had used and perfected. But that’s how Jay rolls, and if it works my hat is off to him. In the video linked below Jay give...

Read this entry »


View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #8: If it's good enough for Jimmy Diresta...

03-25-2015 09:01 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

Here’s something I’ve never done to a woodworking project… https://youtu.be/IAKqQAYdJkI Actually, I’ve learned that it’s called “Shou-sugi-ban” and you should check this out: http://www.remodelista.com/posts/remodeling-101-shou-sugi-ban-uk-burnt-wood-siding-and-flooring

Read this entry »


View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #4: This week's clockmaking update is short and sweet.

03-16-2015 05:31 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

I was traveling for work this week so I only got a few minutes in the shop to work on my “Shop Time Throwdown” clock, but I did gather most of the lumber and parts that I’ll need to make it all come together. Here’s the update video: https://youtu.be/fnWqhqOlWEo

Read this entry »


View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #2: Shop Clock Design Challenges

03-09-2015 06:16 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

This week Jay and I posted a video were we discussed some of our design ideas and the challenges we believe we will face with the build. Here’s my Design Challenges video: http://youtu.be/oylIikvzfa4 Here’s Jay’s Design Challenges video: http://youtu.be/qvgvn_bYuBM At this stage of the game we are both holding our cards awfully close to our vest, but as we flesh-out our ideas we’ll share more.

Read this entry »


View MyGrowthRings's profile

Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #1: The challange is extended and accepted.

03-09-2015 06:09 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

Back in February I noticed that one of my buddies on Youtube had fallen off the face of the earth, so I tossed him a note and learned that he had fallen into a funk. In order to get him back from he dark side I decided to issue a challenge that would force us both back into our shops. Here’s the original challenge video: http://youtu.be/nodCUmv8fns Here’s Jay’s acceptance video:http://youtu.be/cn-fDmvgXuk Here are our self-imposed rules: Beginning the first week o...

Read this entry »



DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com