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Materials List

Materials List threaded nut. Add the hands to the clock shaft. Hang the clock on the wall (or a Shaker peg, as shown in the opening photographs). Add the pendulum and battery, and set the time. ♦

Produced by Marlen Kemmet Project design: James R. Downing Illustrations: Kim Downing; Mike Henry

Photographs: Hopkins Associates

Clock Case

FINISHED SIZE

T W L

Matl. Qty.

A sides

6"

32"

C

2

B int. top & bottom

6"

1W

C

2

C ext. top & bottom

71/8"

13"

C

2

D cleats

11"

C

3

E bottom cleat

1"

11"

c

1

F panel

Vi"

11'

11%"

CP

1

G back panel

1/4"

12"

31V4"

CP

1

H support

4"

2V4"

c

Door

I stiles

w

1 Vi"

31%"

c

2

J top & bottom rails

w

10%"

c

2

K center rail

VA'

103/."

c

1

L* panel

Vz"

EC

1

M stops

Vt'

10%"

c

4

N stops

1/4"

vr

18%"

c

2

*Parts initially cut oversize. See the instructions. Materials key: C-cherry, CP-cherry plywood, EC-edge-joined cherry.

Supplies: #19x14" brads, #19x%" brads, #8x1 Vz flathead wood screws, '/axKWiexlOW glass, clear finish.

*Parts initially cut oversize. See the instructions. Materials key: C-cherry, CP-cherry plywood, EC-edge-joined cherry.

Supplies: #19x14" brads, #19x%" brads, #8x1 Vz flathead wood screws, '/axKWiexlOW glass, clear finish.

Buying Guide

Shaker clock kit. Quartz pendulum movement, Shaker hands and dial, 7/e" Shaker knob, two %x2vi>" brass no-mortise hinges, two magnetic catches. Turncraft Clocks Inc., PO Box 100, Mound, MN 55364-0100, or 800/544-1711 to order.

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  • x 91/4 x 96" Cherry
  • Plane or resaw to the thickness listed in the Materials List.
  • x 91/4 x 96" Cherry
  • Plane or resaw to the thickness listed in the Materials List.

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Center©and(E)from side to side onto frame.-

Rout bottom front and sides with a | large classical bit.

V2" cove on bottom and sides

Center©and(E)from side to side onto frame.-

W rabbet W deep

EE screw hole detail

#6 x roundhead wood screw

W rabbet W deep

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