Simple yet elegant Shaker style mantle clock

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Project by TraumaJacques posted 10-21-2009 11:32 PM 4033 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Birthday present for a good friend ,made out of Cherry and walnut . Lee valley clock face and movements and home made access hinge . (skill building experiment) at the back. Finished with 2 coats of oil and a top coat of lacquer.
Comments appreciated.
Hope she likes it!

Thanks for looking.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 11:39 PM

Nice looking clock!

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#2 posted 10-22-2009 01:29 AM

Nice job, I am sure she’ll like it. I have been meaning to build one in a similiar fashion. I have not tried a wooden hinge yet. I’ve been lazy about that.

-- Langski, New Hampshire

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#4 posted 10-22-2009 01:44 AM

Well done.

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#5 posted 10-22-2009 10:43 AM

What? Is that a home made hinge made of wood? very cool!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#6 posted 10-22-2009 10:43 PM

Great looking clock. Can you share the dimensions?

-- Rick

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