The Complete Guide to Making Wooden Clocks : Traditional, Shaker and Contemporary Designs, Paperback

The Complete Guide to Making Wooden Clocks : Traditional, Shaker and Contemporary Designs Paperback

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Basic techniques, clock designs, and parts lists are included in this guide to constructing a handsomely crafted, handmade wooden clock.

A history of clock-making in America is accompanied by basic craft information including clock components, authentic movements, and modern clock innovations.

Provided are classic antique designs such as the tambour shelf clock, the black mantel clock, and the Shaker wall clock, and contemporary designs such as krazy clock, the balloon shelf clock, and the sextant desk clock.

Details on incorporating both exotic woods such as cocobolo, purple heart, and zebra wood as well as classic woods such as cherry, oak, and figured maple are provided.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 184 pages, 106 colour photographs, 281 b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
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  • Category: Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)
  • ISBN: 9781565232082

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