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    I challenged our club members to each make a small clock of their choice to be displayed at our annual Wood working show (November 12-13) I was going to use the John Nelson clock but ended up donating it for auction. So I needed to make another quicky.
    This clock was published in the other magazine, I will post the dissue and designers name when I get home.
    I used spanish cedar and curly maple. Turned the feet.
    If I were to do it again I would make a couple of changes like rout a slot for the top and bottom fretwork to make it stronger.
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    Last edited by Rolf; 10-19-2011, 07:22 AM.
    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    I like it, Rolf. It has a different look from most clocks--sort of Art Deco rather than Victorian.

    Your cutting is sooooo much better than mine. Watching you work is simply amazing!
    Carole

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    • #3
      Beautiful. I agree with Carole - I love seeing your work!
      DeWalt 788

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      • #4
        Great work Rolf, I like it very much.

        Bob
        Delta P-20 & Q-3

        I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!

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        • #5
          I agree Rolf. Great work. Thanks.
          Mark
          Proud new owner of an EX-21

          WWW.MGMWOODWORKS.COM

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          • #6
            Rolf, very unique looking.
            Mick, - Delta P-20

            A smile is a small curve that straightens everything out.

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            • #7
              WOW, WOW, WOW...how do you keep all the spacing so exact!?! Luv the Spanish Cedar, may have to try that wood...is it as soft as the other cedars? Do the colors differ (white/red streaks)? Is the dust toxic like auromatic? I know, questions, questions, questions - lol!

              Great Job and thanx for Sharing!!!!
              Last edited by lkbraa; 10-19-2011, 02:22 PM. Reason: typo...it's the keyboard's fault!
              ~ Kim

              A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

              www.gonecoastalart.com

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              • #8
                Thanks for the nice comments.
                Kim the spanish cedar is a bit harder than the other cedar I have used.Th color is very consistent. Absolutly use a good dust mask as it will leave a very bitter taste in your mouth.The clock was designed by Dan and Ray Wilckens CWWC April 09.
                Rolf
                RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                • #9
                  Thanx Rolf, I appreciate the insight! I luv the coloring and it is on my next order list, especially if it is a little harder as most the cedars dent way too easy!
                  ~ Kim

                  A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

                  www.gonecoastalart.com

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                  • #10
                    Nice work, as usual Rolf!

                    I really like the contrasting woods you chose. Very distinctive.
                    Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter. Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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