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Project by VanDesignWoodworkin posted 01-13-2022 12:57 AM 611 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a few fly fishing shops showing some interest in my new fly fishing-themed clocks. If they bite (excuse the pun) I might be making fly fishing clocks exclusively for awhile to fill an order or two. We’ll see.

Since I already started it, I decided to finish my most recent 10×10” wall clock. I made some slight variations. I decided to expand the size of the piece of the wild cherry gall to fill the entire little frame. I fit it in there as squarely as I could, but the gall was still pretty wet, so it’s doing some shrinking and shifting.

I also tried my best with what I have to get really tight miters… and they are better than anything I’ve done in the past. I attribute my mitering to this new saw:

In addition, I received some C clamps or trigger clamps or whatever you want to call them for Christmas. I love working with them. Now, when I’m gluing a frame, my frame looks like someone healing from a broken neck:

They certainly help to get me as tight of a bond as possible.

Thanks for reading and taking a look!

-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"





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#1 posted 01-13-2022 01:53 AM

Looking good Van. Good news on the fly fishing shop wanting you to supply clocks.

-- Eric, building the dream

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#2 posted 01-13-2022 02:15 AM

Ok Van, now you’re showing off with your miters – I knew you could do it
And btw – I really like the design of this one
Good luck with your fish shop

-- 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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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#3 posted 01-13-2022 02:55 AM

Thanks, Eric. Nothing 100% yet about the fly shops, but they responded positively to my initial email and asked some questions about prices, etc.

So, we’ll see…


Looking good Van. Good news on the fly fishing shop wanting you to supply clocks.

- Eric


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#4 posted 01-13-2022 03:01 AM

Thanks for the good words, Dick. And, without your encouragement, my miters wouldn’t look nearly this good.

I’ll keep you posted on the fly shops.


Ok Van, now you’re showing off with your miters – I knew you could do it
And btw – I really like the design of this one
Good luck with your fish shop

- recycle1943


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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woodetal

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#5 posted 01-13-2022 04:14 PM

Great clock. What do the fly fishing clocks look like? Send along a picture of that! Nice work.

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#6 posted 01-13-2022 04:21 PM

Thank you! Here’s a pic of my latest fly fishing clock design:


Great clock. What do the fly fishing clocks look like? Send along a picture of that! Nice work.

- woodetal


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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#7 posted 01-13-2022 05:16 PM

A sharp, clean, good looking clock, that would go good anywhere…

Moving right along…Making progress…Cool man…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#8 posted 01-13-2022 07:14 PM

Thanks, Jack!

A sharp, clean, good looking clock, that would go good anywhere… Moving right along…Making progress…Cool man…

- mtnwild


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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#9 posted 01-13-2022 08:45 PM

You just don’t disappoint!

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#10 posted 01-13-2022 09:45 PM

Thanks, pal! Trying to get a little bit better each time. How’s the Etsy site coming along?


You just don t disappoint!

- Kerux2


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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#11 posted 01-13-2022 10:40 PM

yeah i like this one a lot,i can really see the progress youve made from the very first one you posted till now.glad to here about the interest and future sales possibilities.keep it going my friend.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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woodetal

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#12 posted 01-14-2022 12:08 AM

Nice work on the Fly Fishing clock. Really creative. Nice blend of material. I love the wood tones and the fish! Really nice. Best, Brian

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#13 posted 01-14-2022 12:56 AM

Another winner. I like the open space of it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#14 posted 01-14-2022 01:31 AM

Thanks, Pottz… means a lot!


yeah i like this one a lot,i can really see the progress youve made from the very first one you posted till now.glad to here about the interest and future sales possibilities.keep it going my friend.

- pottz


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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VanDesignWoodworkin

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#15 posted 01-14-2022 01:32 AM

Thank you!


Nice work on the Fly Fishing clock. Really creative. Nice blend of material. I love the wood tones and the fish! Really nice. Best, Brian

- woodetal


-- "What do you mean, 'Give me some wild cherry gall?' What do you think, this stuff grows on trees or something?"

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