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Project by PaulDoug posted 02-27-2019 01:31 AM 585 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made a new clock for my wife’s quilting room. I have to order a movement for it, just waiting for payday…. I did the outer ring twice. The first time I stack cut two sections twice, but I just could not get perfect fit when I tried to glue the sections together, so I cut it as one piece. 332 cut just for that ring in one piece. That is not including the ring that did not work for me….. One hole at a time…

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 02-27-2019 01:44 AM

very nice how long did it take you ? GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Tillir

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#2 posted 02-27-2019 01:46 AM

Beautiful work. What wood did you use?

The price of clock inserts make it difficult to produce as a gift. Most inserts are imported. A beautiful clock warrants a fine movement.

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 02-27-2019 02:37 AM

Paul,

That’s some amazing work! Your wife should be delighted.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 02-27-2019 02:41 AM

Grhunter, I don’t really keep track of my time spent. But this on took me around 15 hours would be my guess. I did it over five days.

Tillir, It is made from 1/4” and 1/8” Baltic Birch Plywood.

Thank you guys for the nice comments.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 02-27-2019 03:58 AM

As a scroller; I think your time estimate is low or else you are a much faster cutter than I!

A lot of very meticulous work.

GREAT JOB!

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

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crowie

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#6 posted 02-27-2019 04:17 AM

First class Paul,
It looks like it’s actually been crocheted not scrollsawed.
It’ll fit in prefectly in your wife’s quilting room, top marks sir.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 02-27-2019 05:38 AM

WOW Mate, that is special.
Your lady is a lucky one.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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GeorgZudoff

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#8 posted 02-27-2019 08:46 AM

Brilliant work!

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Sasha

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#9 posted 02-27-2019 01:05 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#10 posted 02-27-2019 05:44 PM

The man here has got some serious patience… wow, looks great!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 02-27-2019 08:35 PM

Amazing scrolling and a beautiful piece you and your wife can be very proud of.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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scrollingmom

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#12 posted 02-27-2019 08:38 PM

Beautiful job.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Richard

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#13 posted 02-28-2019 03:52 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Paul!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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