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Hanging Shaker Wall Clock

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Project by ChuckV posted 06-04-2021 07:53 PM 648 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This clock is based on a plan by Chris Becksvoort in Fine Woodworking. The plans are available for free here.

I built this using a single board of cherry that had been air drying for about 12 years. I installed a simple quartz movement, despite Becksvoort’s mocking comments in the plans! I used a movement with no sounds and no pendulum.

My son made the steel hanger and the copper hooks and latches for the doors:

This was a fun piece to build. So much fun, that I decided to build a second one. This one is in our kitchen. I wanted it to have a more “rustic” look. I built this one from this pine board:

There is a picture of a similar clock in a book by Thos. Moser. His has no knobs on the doors, and I like the resulting cleaner lines. Here are some photos of the pine clock:

And here’s one last photo showing the demon inside:

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#1 posted 06-04-2021 10:21 PM

Wonderful builds X 2 Chuck. Can’t say which version I like the best, both are true winners.

Great link on that Becksvoort freebie plan too. I’m sure you’ll see some duplicates.

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#2 posted 06-05-2021 02:44 AM

Beautiful work on both pieces.

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#3 posted 06-05-2021 07:22 PM

Well done. I’ve always like the design of the Shaker wall clock.

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