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This is a Norm design clock that I built about nine years ago. It is made of alder.
-- Stan, South Carolina,
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#1 posted 09-11-2007 11:15 PM
Stan, I really like this clock. I looks like it’s designed to hang from a peg on the coat rack? How are the joints made? I’m going to make a couple of clocks for my children, as Christmas gifts – I think this just may be the design I’ll use.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 09-12-2007 12:24 AM
such elegant beauty. what a beautiful clock.
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#3 posted 09-12-2007 01:21 AM
I really like the alder…
I made one a few years ago from some Walnut that came off of my dad and grandfather’s farm. I gave it to my sister as a Christmas gift.
Love the work
-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA
#4 posted 09-12-2007 01:23 AM
cajunpen, thanks for the nice comments. The coat rack is just Shaker pegs mounted on a board for this purpose. The joinery is simple rabbets and nails. Complete detail can be found in Norm Abrams, ” Mostly Shaker from the New Yankee Workshop”. It is actually pictured on the cover.
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#5 posted 09-12-2007 02:27 AM
Very nice clock.
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#6 posted 09-12-2007 03:33 AM
Wish you hadn’t done that! Now Carleen wants one just like it. Great job on the clock.
-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon
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#7 posted 09-12-2007 04:54 PM
Very nice clock. I really like the grain on the door. It turned out wonderful.
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#8 posted 09-12-2007 05:16 PM
I like a good clock! Nice job!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#9 posted 09-12-2007 05:28 PM
Very nice work on the clock, and the alder came out beautiful. What stain did you use?
-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com
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#10 posted 09-12-2007 09:48 PM
Ditto from Bill – I would be intrested in the finnishing tecnique you used – we have a lot of alder here and I am always looking for new ways to present it.
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#11 posted 09-13-2007 01:55 AM
Hey guys, thanks for the nice comments.The finish is all Minwax. I always use thier sealer on alder for a more even color,the stain is walnut with a satin poly.
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#12 posted 09-13-2007 04:06 AM
Beautiful work. A real gem Stanley.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
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#13 posted 09-13-2007 09:56 AM
Very nice work, James.
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
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#14 posted 09-13-2007 03:12 PM
great looking clock.
made a shaker clock myself, years and years ago.
Alder is a beautiful wood that I have never even had my hands on !
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#15 posted 06-20-2008 04:27 AM
BEAUTIFUL GRAIN in that Alder and your craftsmanship is superb
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