Category Archives: Grandfather Clock

Shootin’ up

After screwing up several aspects of the last moulding I shot, I thought I’d redo it. And I remembered to document it this time! This time, I had the advantage of being able to trace the previous moulding, rather than … Continue reading

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This is so awesome!

I was sorting through my walnut stash for the stiles and rails for the bottom case and the frame and panel door for the bottom case when I noticed this piece. The grain is a bit funky for a frame … Continue reading

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Book matching

I saw this awesome figure and decided I had to use it to make a panel. Of course, it’s only 6 or so inches wide and I didn’t have my board stretcher with me, so I knew I had to … Continue reading

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The Three Amigos

A grandfather clock is basically three boxes stacked on top of each other, right? So I must be done!  Okay, well the (for lack of a technical term) bottom box still needs a face frame and a door and some moulding … Continue reading

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A Big Front Door

When I saw the cathedral pattern on this board, I knew I needed to use it as a solid door on the front of the case.  After looking through my collection of grandfather clock photographs (what do you mean you … Continue reading

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Casing the Joint

Finally back to work on the Grandfather Clock… I’ve mostly been milling up boards for the case that will “hold the pendulum” (it’s really going to hold shelves), but I finally started putting the case together today. It’s only about … Continue reading

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Structural Dovetail

This is actually kind of cool and I’m more than a little amazed it worked… I had a While I was working on another project, part of the grandfather clock became very warped. It looked a little off, so I … Continue reading

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