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Thread: Want to build a Hancock shaker clock see Charles Neil video instruction online

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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada

    Want to build a Hancock shaker clock see Charles Neil video instruction online

    I have no idea how i came across this video but Charles Neil has a site and does project videos with the newbie in mind.

    Most of you will find it maybe beneath your experience but i like his style for guys like myself. Not the perfection of 2 fancy photographers an art director and production supervisor, just a camera and pretty good instruction in my mind especially for beginners. Its like you visiting his shop for the afternoon and he is your uncle telling you how to go about it but not treating you like you a total idiot.

    Very practicle advise.
    Take a look at here.

    BTW there are other projects he has as well.
    Last edited by Rob Keeble; 07-16-2010 at 01:46 AM.

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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    I get a kick out of Charles. He has that "regular guy" way of presenting himself while he turns out some really wonderful work. He is pretty straight forward about doing what it takes to get the result he is after. He respects the lessons learned from the past but adds his own recent experience and methods as well.
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    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway

    Here's one of the books he's working from...

    very cool stuff.



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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    I enjoy watching him.

    I need to find that book.
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    Dec 2006
    Oliver Springs, TN
    Norm built one. I've made a couple using his plans.

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    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    is it just my puter or does this video start and stop alot? if its me then awhats wrong with my setup to cause that to start and stop in the movie.. sorry rob i do like his stuff as well..
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    Billings Missouri near Springfield Mo
    Its not your comp I have the same problem I just hit pause and wait a while and then come back that give it time to completely load most of the time.
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