Wood / metal clock

Here is a clock I just finished for my wife for christmas

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Super classy! Took me a minute to realize it was rotated a bit in the bottom picture. Why IIII for 4 instead of IV?

Taking over the gallery!!! I love this, I have an affinity for clocks.

Early roman numericals used IIII and VIIII.
Most watchmakers use IIII and IX.
But why use IX then?
I think the most logical explanation is looks.
This way the face is divided in to 3 even parts:
Only I: I II III IIII
Only V: V VI VII VIII
Only X: IX X XI XII

Source

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Are the numerals cut with plasma?

Thanks. That was a lot of article, but interesting! Sooooo many things I learn by hanging out here.

Yes it was cut with my plasma table


And the wood partsparts were cut on the router after I joined all the boards…

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I love learning new stuff, it does look more even. Thanks for that link.