John Townsend Tall Case Clock Base

First up is the construction of the base of the clock. The clock base is constructed of a front web frame that is mortise and tendon together, the front web frame is jointed to the base sides using a rabbeted tongue and grove joint. The sides of the base are half blind dovetailed to the […]

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John Townsend Tall Case Clock

We are going to build a reproduction of the tall case clock built by John Townsend in 1789, this clock is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. The clock is one of three clocks that are verified as built by John Townsend, the other two clocks are in the Museum of Fine […]

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