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Gallery - Mickey Hudspeth
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The case features a mirrored top and back to give a clear view of the impressive mechanism.

One of the prime movers in the battle to designate national parks in the US was John Muir.  A feature of his lifestyle was that he liked to whittle mechanical objects in wood, one of which was a clock.

I have to believe that such a work of whittling would pale into insignificance when compared with the majesty of this beautiful creation in solid walnut by US-based craftsman Mickey Hudspeth.

The entire clock, which has now been running for fifteen years, stands over six feet high in its glass case.

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The weights will keep the clock going, with remarkably good timekeeping, for about 3 days.

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