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  • Wilckens Tower of Time completed

    Woodworking is a hobby, so after more than 2 years at a project, it is nice to finally complete it. The bottom cabinet was all we did this fall/winter. Wilkens patterns are a challange to do but the project is unique. We built our version at 78 % and it is 87 inches tall. The floors are plywood, the main wood is oak and the others are maple , walnut and cherry. We have the Westminster Chimes in it. Other than the size it is fairly close to the pattern,
    but we always do a couple of changes to make it our own.
    If anyone else is making or has made this project, we'd love to see your work.
    Norman and Rose
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  • #2
    WOW all I can say, that is some BEAUTIFUL work.Jerry
    Don't worry be scrolling

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    • #3
      That is just simply spectacular! I love the great clocks and this pattern is up there among the best. Outstanding work!
      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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      • #4
        That is beautiful !!!

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        • #5
          Having just completed this magnificent project, what will you do next?

          I don't do this type of work, but that doesn't stop me from admiring an incredibly beautiful job. Thanks for sharing.
          Carole

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          • #6
            Ho lee cow, that is one sweeeeeet project. Congrats on your fortitude. Beautiful.
            Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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            • #7
              Norman & Rose, that is most beautiful ! I can't imagine the patience it would take. I don't have much, HA. That's why I don't do them. I know I could do it, but, can't make myself try. It is most Exquisit. You also do well with the assembly. Thanks for sharing it with us.
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              • #8
                WOW, you done good.

                Bob
                Delta P-20 & Q-3

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

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                • #9
                  That is amazing I can see how that would take forever to complete. Thank you for sharing this work with us all. Great selection of woods they blend in beautifully.
                  I am in awe of this wonderful work.
                  jim
                  penquin

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                  • #10
                    Absolutely amazing work.

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                    • #11
                      Absolutely fantastic,
                      you must have the patience of a saint to complete that piece,well done.
                      not doing much
                      and busy doing it


                      having fun making sawdust.


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                      • #12
                        WOW
                        Norman & Rose you created an amazing keep sake. I would love to see that it person. Are you bring it to Richland Center the next time you make the long journey. Just kidding
                        Thanks for sharing.
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                        • #13
                          Words can't do it justice Norman and Rose. Awesome job!
                          Tim

                          In God we trust, all others must pay cash!

                          I don't want no bargains, they always cost me more money.

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                          • #14
                            WOW! that is so awesome

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                            • #15
                              Thank you , each of you , for the kind comments. There were times we did need a bit of encouragement, but now it is satisfying to have it done and to be able to think of other things to do. We tend to do woodwork mainly in the winter, so much of our season is over.
                              Donna, roads run both ways, you guys would be welcome to visit. This is a stay-at-home kind of clock. ;-) , so I doubt it will be venturing your way. Nice to hear from you, though.
                              Our next project will be a lot smaller.
                              Norman and Rose

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