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This article is from Issue 106 of Woodcraft Magazine.
Stuart Lord, Silver Lake, NH
Not his grandfather’s clock. Inspired by a clock-making 18th-century ancestor, and aided by his own thirty years repairing clocks, Lord built this magnificent Roxbury-style tall case clock. The timepiece measures 9-1⁄2 × 21 × 96". The case features figured mahogany with inlays of cherry, holly, ebony, canarywood and bloodwood. The spiral trim around the lower case pays homage to a similar detail on a clock built by his forebear circa 1805. Lord also handcrafted the brass clock movement and dial assembly.
Barry L. Edzant, Valencia, CAA river runs through it. Drawing on memories of the southwest, Edzant poured resin between two slabs of live-edge, big leaf maple to make the top for his new table. The tabletop is undergirded by a steel support structure which rests on cherry legs and feet. He used a template to rout cavities in the legs and filled them with resin to complement the top, then inlaid ebony in the feet. Overall dimensions are 21 × 36 × 60". Edzant says the tabletop reminds him of the Colorado River running through the Grand Canyon. We say his river table is absolutely gorges.
John Gondek, Plainville, CT
Roy Huntington, Joplin, MO
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