Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: latest pocketwatch

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    North Carolina Foothills
    Posts
    56

    latest pocketwatch

    My latest pocketwatch. It is made out of bocote. The first time i've used that wood. really like the grain. I have to put the post on for the chain. Any comments appreciated
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails bwatchfront.jpg   bwatchback.jpg  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Posts
    8,529
    Gary,
    What are the demension of that. looks great BTW
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    North West Indiana
    Posts
    6,099
    I have never seen that or thought of turning my own pocket watch!! COOL!!!! That is really neat!!!
    Jon

    God and family, the rest is icing on the cake. I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place!

    Host of the 2015 FAMILY WOODWORKING GATHERING

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Posts
    4,353
    Bocote is one of my favorite woods to play with... love the grain patterns.

    Great looking watch.
    Chuck
    Tellico Plains, TN
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/TellicoTurnings
    My parents taught me to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.
    If you go looking for trouble, it will usually find you.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Goodland, Kansas
    Posts
    4,834
    Good looking Pocket watch. What is the size?
    Bernie W.

    Retirement: That’s when you return from work one day
    and say, “Hi, Honey, I’m home – forever.”

    To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    North Carolina Foothills
    Posts
    56
    dimensions are 2 1/8" by 1/2".

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Posts
    10,604
    Really unique and looks fantastic
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    ABQ NM
    Posts
    30,017
    Very nice, Gary. Love the bocote, and you did a great job with it.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

    workingwoods.com

Similar Threads

  1. My Latest
    By Paul Douglass in forum Flatwork Project Showcase
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 03-03-2015, 07:34 PM
  2. Latest pen.
    By Paul Downes in forum General Woodturning Q&A
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 04-15-2010, 04:03 PM
  3. My latest box
    By gary doby in forum Lathe Project Showcase
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-07-2009, 10:24 PM
  4. Latest box
    By gary doby in forum Lathe Project Showcase
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 05-28-2009, 03:27 PM
  5. My latest box
    By Bob Noles in forum Flatwork Project Showcase
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-13-2007, 01:46 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •