Shaker Wall Clock

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Blog series by thiel updated 05-27-2009 06:05 AM 2 parts 5180 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: Progress So Far...

05-22-2009 05:17 AM by thiel | 4 comments »

I’ve been chipping away at this an hour or two at a time. I’m almost finished with this Shaker Wall Clock (a la Norm) in Peruvian Walnut. I’m going to design the face myself (and that’s just about the last thing I have to do!) Planned to use hidden hinges and magnets to close the doors. How do you all think I should finish this? Danish oil? —David

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Part 2: Finish and Hinges

05-27-2009 06:05 AM by thiel | 1 comment »

So… I realized that some of the slight design modifications I made to the clock plans now mean that (once finished) you won’t be able to set the clock or change the battery! :) Gotta rethink some things. The original plans call for butt hinges mounted to the side of the clock case (on the outside). Instead, I’m going to use some rear pivot hinges I found at Lee Valley. They’ll be totally hidden, and they mount (mortise free) to the back of the doors with pins...

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