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    I found a clock in a local thrift store with the perfect movement to liberate for a wall hanging watch-clock. The watch is the result of a combination of scrollsaw and woodturning work. The watch-clock frame itself is black walnut, the bands are cherry and the buckle is holly. The movement is 3 1/4" in diameter.

    I originally posted this in Fretwork and Portraits but it seemed to be inappropriate for that forum so I have moved it.
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    Calvin

    Every Project is only practice for the next one.

  • #2
    Great project.

    It's all fun
    Terry
    Craftsman 18"
    Delta 46-460 lathe
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    • #3
      That looks absolutely fantastic. Great job.

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      • #4
        Sweeeeet..........I like that.
        Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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        • #5
          Very nice project. Beautiful choice of woods.
          Denny
          ArtCrafters in Dayton, TN

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          • #6
            I remember seeing these in the 60's and 70's. Mind sharing where you found the pattern or is it your design?
            Hawaiilad
            Larry

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            • #7
              Major score on the thrift store clock ...... perfect combination.
              Well done indeed.
              Regards
              Ron


              "You can observe a lot by just watching". Yogi Berra

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              • #8
                Details are own-design

                Originally posted by Hawaiilad View Post
                I remember seeing these in the 60's and 70's. Mind sharing where you found the pattern or is it your design?
                Thanks for the comments. I saw a similar pattern in Weekend Woodcrafts - December 1998, but that pattern had a much squarer watch body. Having the lathe waiting for exercise I thought the rounded watch body would look more like a real watch. The most difficult part was turning the rabbet concentric to the back of the hole for the movement. This was needed so the back of the movement could pinch up against it.
                Last edited by CalMcC; 11-27-2013, 01:32 PM. Reason: Added name of Magazine
                Calvin

                Every Project is only practice for the next one.

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                • #9
                  I like it!
                  jellis

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                  • #10
                    Excellent.
                    Ron

                    My sawdust gallery

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