Mantel Clock

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Project by 489tad posted 10-07-2018 09:05 PM 1092 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The clock was intended as a house warming gift. They build a colonial so the clock sat in the basement unfinished for about five years. I put a finish to it yesterday and now it belongs to my son. The kit is from Wood Magazine. Good instructions. The clock is made from quartersawn oak, dark walnut stain, a couple coats of wipe on ploy and wax. Thank you for looking.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#1 posted 10-07-2018 09:35 PM

Well done. The clock combines two of my favorite things, craftsman style and clocks.

I have the plans and parts for the same clock that have been sitting in the workbench drawer waiting for me to build it. Were there any problems with the plans or instructions?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#2 posted 10-07-2018 11:03 PM

Earl, pretty straight forward. I ran into no issues.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 10-07-2018 11:59 PM

Dan, this is a really nice piece. Your son will have it forever. Great job!

-- AJ

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#4 posted 10-08-2018 12:10 PM

Very nice! I like the style, and the workmanship is excellent.

-- Steve, in Morris County, NJ

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#5 posted 10-08-2018 02:07 PM

Nice work, Dan.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#6 posted 10-08-2018 04:57 PM

Love it, just beautiful!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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