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May 18, 2013

Maple Clock

Filed under: film,projects — howarth frank @ 5:38 pm

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I milled a huge piece of maple last summer. I got two big cross cut slabs out of it. I also got an assortment of smaller pieces from the two ends.  One of these leftover pieces was about the right size to make a clock face.  I wood turned a place for the clock to go in this piece of maple.  I liked the idea that the hands of the clock had been on this piece of maple for a very long time and had worn circles into the wood.  I sanded the outer part of the face on the disk sander.  I had to make a space for the clock works on the back to mount the clock.

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