Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby StuartH » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:47 pm

This month's free project created by Michael Tyler for Vectric is the stunning mini grandfather clock you can see below.

To access the files please visit: http://www.vectric.com/cool-stuff/proje ... clock.html

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The professionally designed time piece measures 42” tall and is set to make a visual impact in any home. The project
files (all 17 of them) along with a detailed, easy to follow tutorial guide are available free of charge to all Aspire 4 users.

The finished project measures 13"W x 8"D x 41.75"H.

To view all of the previous free Vectric projects, please visit http://www.vectric.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=41
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby ohiococonut » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:50 am

Fantastic! I know what my next project is going to be :D
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby zeeway » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:10 am

Another amazing design by Michael T. This one could also be scaled up to make a full scale clock. Great job.

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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby mtylerfl » Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:18 pm

Thanks, fellas! I hope everyone who chooses to do this project will enjoy it as much as I did.

It could indeed be "sized-up". However, I would likely use a few different techniques for a full-size version for creating the decorative mouldings and sections. This "mini-version" is more simple and straightforward to cut/carve/assemble.

I added a couple misc. pics below...will post more pics later after the final finish is applied.
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby Mike Woycke » Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:34 pm

Really look forward to doing that project
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby Mike Woycke » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:21 pm

It for sure is a couple of weekend project, but did get started
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby mtylerfl » Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:47 pm

Fantastic, Mike! Well on your way to getting it done!
(that Alabama sign in the background is pretty cool too...and I see the Paradise Box, as well!)
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby Mike Woycke » Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:23 am

That was a great project, Thanks
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby tonydude919 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:37 am

Looks great Mike. Expecting many more projects from you on here.

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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby fretsman68 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:00 pm

She's a beauty, Mike!

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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby SparksStudios » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:02 pm

It took me awhile but finally finished my build. Used african mahogany, and Bush Oil for the finishing. My dad sponsored the project so we would put it at his place.

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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby mtylerfl » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:35 pm

Absolutely beautiful work! The African Mahogany wood and Bush Oil finish really make this a showpiece! Thank you for sharing the pics.
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby buckeyes66 » Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:42 pm

Does anyone have this file in vcarve pro, would love to make this but dont have aspire :(
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Re: Free Project - Mini Grandfather Clock

Postby mtylerfl » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:32 pm

buckeyes66 wrote:Does anyone have this file in vcarve pro, would love to make this but dont have aspire :(


Hi buckeyes66,

This is designed to be an Aspire-only project. I'm sorry, but no VCP files are available for this.

I'm glad you like it, though!
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