Category Archives: Tall Case Clock

Clock Reveal

Well, here it is.  I ordered the works more than a year ago and started about three months later.  Slower than I would like but I’m pretty pleased.  Now to move that cold air return… A few thanks are in … Continue reading

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Chemistry Experiments

I remember Mr. Hanson didn’t think much of my skills in Chem class and I’ve not improved much probably. I can’t use a traditional stain, pigment (i.e. Minwax) or dye stain on this project due to all the inlay.  It … Continue reading

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The light at the end of the tunnel

Well as they say it might be a train…. Quickly getting to the point of starting to do some finishing work. Major construction is complete, with just a little cleanup to do before I can start finishing for real.  Doors, … Continue reading

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Resurfacing

No, I’m not putting on veneer right now.  I’m resurfacing with a new post.  Yes, sort of lame but that’s all I’ve got right now. Usual excuses.  Business travel, family stuff and all the other things that get in the … Continue reading

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A Good Day

This weekend was a great chance to get into the shop and do some work.  After getting the weekend chores done I was able to spend much of Sunday in the shop making and fitting mouldings.  My only failure was … Continue reading

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Something to hold up the roof

Since my last post there has been some real progress. I attached the cornice moulding – which was a bit hairy I’ll admit.  I used the hot hide glue and it was just fussy – I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Can I get that in Mahogany?

And now in Mahogany: Can I have that in Hard Maple? …..uh….NO.

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