I came across this big chunk of "Australian Jarrah" AKA Swan Mahogany the other day with some crap $2 quartz movement in it, so I bought it for $10 and drilled it out to fit my Waltham.
I love it so much more than the other block of pine. It's so much more substantial. I've still got some surface finishing to do, it had a few circular scratches in the corner, and there was a brass label glued on the bottom, which you can still remnants of in the shiny darker spot under the clock. And the screws I had (the black knurled hex screws) were too short, so I have some silver ones which are too small in right now. I'll post more pics when she's done.
I'm still torn on wether or not to add the propeller to the new mounting, or just leave it unadorned. Thoughts?
Anyway, on to the pics: