Shaker Wall Clock

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Project by David posted 09-18-2011 02:07 PM 3798 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shaker wall clock that I constructed out of walnut and finished with Tried and True varnish oil and wax. The completed clock fits right at home on the Shaker style pegboard’s that we have in our house.

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#1 posted 09-18-2011 02:26 PM

Very nice. The idea of hanging from the Peg is brilliant, thanks for this idea.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 09-18-2011 03:20 PM

David, I have an original clock almost like that that sits on my dresser. You did a great job on that and it looks almost like an original. Good job.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 09-18-2011 03:20 PM

Very nice. I like the finish and the overall execution.

-- Bobthebuilderinmichigan

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#4 posted 09-18-2011 03:34 PM

Really nice :)

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#5 posted 09-18-2011 04:15 PM

Nice done David, the finish looks grand…BC

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#6 posted 09-18-2011 04:36 PM

Great job. I love the Shaker look. Very nice work.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 09-18-2011 04:38 PM

Simple clean & beautiful!

-- I've decided 1 mistake is really 2 opportunities to learn.. learn how to fix it... and learn how to not repeat it

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#8 posted 09-18-2011 04:54 PM

Got to love the Shaker style !!
Also the Walnut is a nice choice versus the normal Cherry or Pine .: )

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#9 posted 09-19-2011 04:26 AM

Very beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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#10 posted 09-19-2011 05:58 AM

Nicely done,I especially like the way you incorporated the grain design into the lower panel. That adds a special touch.

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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#11 posted 09-19-2011 02:22 PM

Very nice. I started a clock a while back, you have inspired me to finish it. Thank you.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#12 posted 09-21-2011 02:35 AM

Very nice clock! Initially I could not see why everyone likes shaker styled objects so much, but the more I am exposed to it, the more I begin to see what all the fuss is about. The simplicity just takes time to see the beauty in.

-- Cody - Salt Lake City, UT

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#13 posted 09-27-2011 11:44 PM

It looks great.

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#14 posted 05-10-2012 11:03 PM

Very Nice. Looks like it came right out of the Shaker village down the road from me!

-- Jesse, NH

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#15 posted 10-23-2013 11:33 PM

Great clock!

-- Carl, Iowa

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