Christmas Clocks

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Project by artsyfartsy posted 03-26-2015 02:43 PM 2670 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here are some clocks I made for our kids for Christmas this past year. I didn’t have enough cherry to go around so I had to make two clocks from some ash I had laying around. It didn’t take much time to do these however, I’m glad I got these done when I did. I went into the hospital shortly after completing these clocks and since, I’ve been recuperating. I’m hoping I can go back to the shop soon. I have other projects started but can’t get to them yet.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#1 posted 03-26-2015 03:15 PM

good work and nice design

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#2 posted 03-26-2015 03:58 PM

Very nice clocks and much appreciated presents I bet .
I hope you get better soon and wish you a speedy recovery !


-- Kiefer

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#3 posted 03-26-2015 05:45 PM

Get well soon art, recuperating ‘aint fun. Waiting to see what you come up with next!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#4 posted 03-26-2015 06:10 PM

Very nice. I’m wanting to build a floor clock/lamp/bookcase combo of similar style.

-- tel

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#5 posted 03-26-2015 08:11 PM

Man, you have a lot of kids.
Nice clocks….................

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 03-26-2015 08:12 PM

Man, you have a lot of kids.
Nice clocks….................

-- mike...............

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#7 posted 03-26-2015 09:07 PM

Get well soon. Not good to be a sick woodworker. Great looking clocks and sure they were appreciated for your fine craftsmanship building them.

-- Bruce Free Plans

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#8 posted 03-26-2015 10:57 PM

I was thinking like redryder… NINE kids??? Took you guys a while to figure out what was causing that, eh? :-)

Nice clocks!
Welcome to LJs.

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#9 posted 03-26-2015 11:24 PM

Very nice job on the clocks!

Hope you get well soon and be back to making more beautiful projects!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#10 posted 03-26-2015 11:45 PM

Great looking set of clocks! Get well soon!

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

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#11 posted 03-27-2015 04:40 AM

Are those mechanical clocks?

-- shuja

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#12 posted 03-27-2015 12:32 PM

Very nice! I’m a huge fan of the heavy bottom, A&C look.

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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#13 posted 03-27-2015 12:48 PM

Hey Artsy – It looks like you had a lot of time on your hands! (sorry, couldn’t resist) Nice design and work. I would be curious as to where you got the guts for the clocks. Thanks for the project.

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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#14 posted 03-27-2015 01:59 PM

Beautiful clocks! Hope you’re feeling better and back in the shop!

-- "The right path always feels too good to be true. It always feels like so much fun you can't believe it." -Dr. Christine Northrup

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#15 posted 03-27-2015 02:00 PM

Thanks everyone for looking at my clocks and the nice comments. It made my day! Just for the record, we only had 7 kids. LOL. I made extras for friends. The clocks came out of Wood Magazine and the movement is battery operated and I purchase them from Klockit. The clocks are supposed to be Oak, but in this case materials dictate the end. I get my ideas mainly from items I’ve seen someplace. I’ll take pictures of the item then go home and make it. I’m fortunate that I live in the Amish country in northern Michigan. Now those people can make some beautiful furniture. I take pictures of their projects and they share information with me on occasion. And, I have 4 lumber mills within a 10 mile radius of my home, which makes materials very cost effective.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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