Monthly Archives: May 2013

Crossing a hurdle

On every project I seem to include some skill or process that is beyond my experience.  That’s why I like this hobby – I’m always learning and trying new things.  This weekend I had a little time to try one … Continue reading

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A Start

I got going on this project and already I’ve fallen behind on posts.  I guess building is more fun than writing about it. Sometime in the past week I was able to get started on actual construction with actual wood. … Continue reading

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Get out the eraser

This weekend I thought I would start on actual construction.  First I wanted to do a full-sized elevation and section of the hood. That’s the part that has me a little spooked because it all has to fit just right. … Continue reading

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Almost time to make shavings

For the past few nights I’ve been preparing construction drawings.  That’s where I take the  drawings I’ve done so far and try to work through how to build it.  I’ve been lucky to find three drawings of these clocks in … Continue reading

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