Carving a Newport Shell for a Tall Clock

2018-09-10T18:34:11+00:00 September 5th, 2018|


This is a brief introduction to "Carving a Newport Shell for a Tall Clock."

This 3 episode lesson shows how to carve a relatively small Newport Shell popular on early New England furniture.

  • Lesson Contents: 3 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Mahogany
  • Size: 7-1/8"w x 3-5/8"h x 3/4"d
  • Tool List: 4mm v-chisel; 6mm v-chisel; #1, 14mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #7, 6mm; #8, 6mm; #9, 5mm
  • Skill Level: Advanced

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One Comment

  1. Jean Houle September 6, 2018 at 9:43 pm - Reply

    I am very happy to see the episodes on the shell.
    I’m actually building the Tall Case Clock of Goddard. I still have the top of the clock and the shells. It will help me a lot to carving a the two Newport Shell. Thank you and good day.

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