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Project by beefererer posted 04-15-2017 03:33 PM 1367 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a clock I have been working on for the last month. I got the turquoise on ebay in the form of 18” necklaces for a couple of bucks each. After pounding the turquoise into various consistencies from pebbles to powder I super glued it into imperfections in the white oak. I also took dental picks and cleaned out the grain in the knots for a more detailed look. I also used walnut details on the front.

-- "Don't you hate it when people don't finish what they"





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 04-15-2017 04:08 PM

who cares what time it is ? I like the cabinet – nice work on the turquoise

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 04-15-2017 05:54 PM

Very nice. Keep up the good work :)

-- It's worth every moment of effort you put in if the kids enjoy it!

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 04-15-2017 09:06 PM

Now someone will want things you make!

Nicely done.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 04-15-2017 09:44 PM

I really like the look of Turquoise inlays like yours. Now that you explained how you did it I might try it. Your clock is a definite winner.

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#5 posted 04-15-2017 11:55 PM

Agreed! The inlay really adds some punch (nice clock too!)

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#6 posted 04-16-2017 01:42 PM

nive job

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#7 posted 04-16-2017 02:25 PM

Totally a one of a kind.

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#8 posted 04-16-2017 06:38 PM

I like it. The turquoise is really original.

-- John from the Cherry Valley Studio in NY http://www.cvalleystudio.com

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TheWoodYogi

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#9 posted 04-16-2017 09:52 PM

Nice looking clock :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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beefererer

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#10 posted 04-16-2017 10:46 PM

Thank you all for the kind comments. You have given me the drive to do more!

-- "Don't you hate it when people don't finish what they"

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#11 posted 04-17-2017 07:09 AM

Well done! And, welcome to LJ’s!

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