Arts and Craft style Clock

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Project by Alongiron posted 12-23-2012 05:51 PM 1436 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this clock for our friends that are moving into their first home on Christmas Eve. I thought a clock would be nice for the mantle. It is made from QSWO and is finished with Dark Walnut Danish Oil and 3 coats of Shellac with 2 coats of wax. The back is a friction fit design that is cut from one piece of oak and miter at a 30 degree bevel downward to secure the bottom in place.The clock itself is from Klockit and is a chiming clockworks. The clock face I purchased from It is a timeless design that should be in their family for a long time.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 06:07 PM

The face really fits well with this period piece. Great job.
Your friends will cuss … uh, er, um, ... ‘Think’ of you every time this clock chimes.
I have several clocks in my home and love every one of ‘em.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 06:26 PM

really nice work

-- Bud, North Carolina

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 06:50 PM

It looks like great execution and I really like the grain.

-- Art

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 07:36 PM

Very nice!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 07:38 PM

Love that style ,good job.

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 08:50 PM

Good looking job on this clock.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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