Turned Wooden Clock

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Project by Foegk posted 10-11-2012 05:33 AM 3339 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi fellow wood workers , back after an abscence, I have been real busy with various projects.
The first I submit is, my own design as a desk top clock. This is rather fun to turn, as there has to be two centres, the first to get the outside crest and then the centre is changed 1/2 inch to the right and this creates the inside shape of the crest. From here the centre goes back on the lathe to create the inner circle. The inside of the crest is finished off on a sanding drum .

-- Bryan

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#1 posted 10-11-2012 06:00 AM

Nice work and a very unique design. What type of woods did you use?

-- Vince

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#2 posted 10-11-2012 06:58 AM

Thank you Vince, I am in New Zealand , have used two of our native woods
The main part is Tawa, similar to Oak and the inset is Manuka , similar to Purple Heart , but a different colour.

-- Bryan

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#3 posted 10-11-2012 08:37 AM

Really nice job

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 10-11-2012 10:51 AM

Very nice !

-- Joe - - - something witty should go here - - -

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#5 posted 10-11-2012 12:23 PM

great design. A nice looking clock.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 10-11-2012 03:01 PM

Great job.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#7 posted 10-11-2012 11:56 PM

Looks great, thanks for sharing. You definately put some thought into this clock

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 10-12-2012 04:04 AM

Very nice design. You did well.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#9 posted 10-12-2012 06:33 AM

Very nice work

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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