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Project by longgone posted 04-21-2011 09:20 PM 1805 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yesterday I was playing around in the shop and wanted to create something quick and simple.. I have been having some clock inserts sitting on my shelf for a while and decided that now was a good time to use them.

This was fun because I always seem to get involved in more time consuming projects and it was nice to do something I could do in a little over an hour each. The Bloodwood clock took a bit longer since I had to laminate the maple strips into the bloodwood.

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#1 posted 04-21-2011 09:24 PM

Simple… maybe but cool just the same. Neat clocks.


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#2 posted 04-21-2011 11:13 PM

Nice, very unique designs.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 04-21-2011 11:58 PM

ive researched tons of clock designs online and here, thought i’d found them all. thought. simple but creative, the sculpting and accents really make it handsome. well done!!!

-- Olivia's Papa, Newbie Woodworker, Old Tool Fan

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#4 posted 04-22-2011 12:20 AM

Ahh bloodwood is one of my favorite woods for carving, I love the scent it has and the color is amazing. LOL I once while sanding some bloodwood wiped my face, forgot, and went to the store and I freaked out an old woman who thought I was actually bleeding. The clocks are great, but I think the bloodwood wins.

Great idea for a quick project, thanks
~ e

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#5 posted 04-22-2011 02:29 AM

Very nice

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#6 posted 04-22-2011 12:00 PM

Great job i really like the 2nd one. The wood and shape of it rock!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 04-23-2011 09:29 PM

I like the bloodwood one…

-- Be safe.

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