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T.allan Jones28/07/2011 14:05:25
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Hello all
I got these clocks and made a batch of six for various family members. I turned the tops and bases on my lathe (Record) and finished them in beeswax. Any thoughts out there? See photos in my folder.

Edited By T.allan Jones on 28/07/2011 14:06:07

BillW28/07/2011 16:21:42
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Hey, mass production Alan .
I like them, variations on a theme by Alan.
I particularly like the one on it's own in the rose's.
paul johnson 229/07/2011 11:40:29
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Hi Allan, very nice indeed its something i like making, Where do you buy your clock inserts
T.allan Jones01/08/2011 11:29:20
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Hello all sorry didn't reply instantly but dragged away for the weekend.Yes BillW I put a Groove in the Base for the small objects to hold like a key for instance which was a request from my daughter.
To Paul I got the clocks from Turners Retreat and aaaaaAxminster I think,but be careful some include the batteries others don't.
Derek Lane02/08/2011 10:24:57
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You turned some nice clocks there Allan. Hope you don't mind me putting them here
Allans Clocks
I think I like the first one better
T.allan Jones02/08/2011 22:23:54
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Yes I did also. It seems more balanced on reflection. So more of them. And know a pen or two. This is my first pen and is the slimline  7mm size. I'm absolutely over the moon with the making of the pen without any further modifications. I used sanding sealer and then some beeswax. I just simply made it to see the effect before venturing further and am more than pleased with the results.

Edited By T.allan Jones on 02/08/2011 22:24:37

Edited By T.allan Jones on 02/08/2011 22:29:25

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