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Shaker Inspired Wall Clock

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Project by wlhutch posted 03-01-2010 07:14 AM 1640 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a maple wall clock with a spalted book-match shop veneer back. It is roughly 9 1/2” x 32”. The door rails decrease in width from the bottom, I wanted to give the lower section more of a grounded effect.

The finish was begun with a honey maple and a touch of walnut dye mixed into water. Teak oil was applied and then a shellac seal coat. The surface was sanded and a van dyke brown glaze was ragged on and wiped down. Next, several coats of WB lacquer was sprayed and the final rubdown with a 1500g pad and wax.

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larryparamedic

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#1 posted 03-01-2010 07:27 AM

awsome. good choice using spalted wood behind the glass and pend. adds character.

-- larry,indiana

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woodworm

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 07:33 AM

Very very nice clock. Agreed with Larry about the spalted wood behind the glass.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-01-2010 08:35 AM

Cool clock looks great

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#4 posted 03-01-2010 01:16 PM

I like it. Nice work….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Budgie

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#5 posted 03-07-2010 08:59 AM

Very nice job.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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#6 posted 05-14-2010 05:59 AM

This is a wonderful looking clock…your efforts with the finish paid off nicely : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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