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Shaker Wall Clock

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Project by Rodney Milen posted 06-20-2013 05:42 PM 1082 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s is my first attempt at a shaker wall clock. I love the design of the shaker clock and I want to build many more of these. This one is made from walnut with a book matched crotch figure door panel. I wanted it to look old not new so I used three colors of dye layered on to make the walnut look old. It is finished with amber shellac. I think it turned out to look old but I hope you agree. The glass panel is cut down from a window panel from an old house in North Carolina and is 150 years old. I have several more panels so I can make clocks. I turned the small knobs in shop.

-- Rodney





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Cecil Rogers

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#1 posted 06-20-2013 06:29 PM

Really nice. Love the paneled door. Congrats on a job well done!

-- Cecil, Orange Park, FL

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Randy Sharp

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#2 posted 06-20-2013 08:26 PM

Really nice Rodney. When I build one (or more), I want to follow your craftsmanship!

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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Rodney Milen

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#3 posted 06-20-2013 08:31 PM

You might want to set your goals a little higher. Thank you for the kind words.

-- Rodney

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 06-21-2013 12:39 AM

Oh boy! I already have plans for one of these earmarked in one of my WW books! I love it!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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bannerpond1

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#5 posted 06-21-2013 01:55 AM

Nice, clean work, Rodney. I’m a big fan of Shaker.

-- --Dale Page

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#6 posted 06-21-2013 02:57 AM

Great job. Very nice.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 06-21-2013 03:19 AM

Very nice looking clock. Love the face and the door panel : )
You should take a picture of it outside on a sunny day.

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

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 06-24-2013 01:45 PM

Great design and looks like an authentic antique shaker clock. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 06-24-2013 01:50 PM

It’a a very nice looking clock. You did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Martino23

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#10 posted 06-29-2013 05:59 AM

Great looking clock.

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