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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire

    A couple of clocks

    Been busy making new jigs and trying to reorganize the shop. So I haven't done any bigger pieces lately.

    The first one is an adaptation of the green & green style. It was for my daughter Liz's birthday. She was looking for a clock to sit on thop of the secretary desk I made her. Made of walnut with figured maple accents. The panel or tile is ambrosia maple. I'm not sure I like the tile but she loves it.

    The second one was for my grand daughter Abby's 5th birthday. She is really into Cinderella and this design looks a bit like one of the characters in the movie. I got an extra hug and kiss for making this.

    These were kind of fun to make but I really like making furniture better. Next project is a wine cabinet/table for my daughter Melissa. It will use up my supply of beautiful Michigan chocolate

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  2. #2
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    Great clocks, the both of them, the one for your granddaughter just made me smile

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    Jun 2010
    Vancouver Island, Courtenay/Comox Valley, British Columbia
    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Niemi View Post
    Great clocks, the both of them, the one for your granddaughter just made me smile
    what he said. +1. Just LOVE the one for the little girl.....great grandpa....
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  4. #4
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    May 2009
    Syracuse, Nebraska
    Great looking Bob. And that extra hug 'n' kiss beats time and a half every time.

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    Mar 2008
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
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  6. #6
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Love both of them Bob! Very well done. I imagine they will both be treasured by the recipients!
    Last edited by Brent Dowell; 02-09-2011 at 02:10 AM.

  7. #7
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    Nov 2006
    Hanford, CA
    Getting paid with hugs and kisses - that's what it's all about! Very nice job on both clocks. Maple and walnut were made to accent each other. Excellent choice.
    Wm. Jason Tuinstra

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Both clocks look great Bob, but the clock for your granddaughter is an automatic smile-maker. Well done on both.
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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Tampa & NC

    a couple of clocks

    Beautifull work,you done did good er ah GREAT
    May God Bless

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    Awesome job on both!
    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

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