The Timeless Elegance of an Oak Howard Miller Grandfather Clock

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Grandfather clocks are a timeless piece of furniture that have been around for centuries. The combination of high-quality materials and intricate designs make these clocks a functional timepiece as well as a decorative piece for the home.

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The Howard Miller company is a well-known manufacturer of grandfather clocks, and they offer several models in Oak finish. These grandfather clocks are typically made from high-quality materials and feature intricate designs that make them a focal point of any room.

With a range of options available, the right Oak Howard Miller grandfather clock can add elegance and sophistication to any room.


Why to Choose Oak Finish

The oak finish on a grandfather clock refers to the wood finish on the clock's case. Oak is a type of hardwood that is prized for its durability and versatility. It is often used in furniture and cabinetry due to its strength, stability, and attractive grain patterns.

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An oak finish on a grandfather clock adds warmth and richness to the piece, making it a beautiful addition to any room in the home. The quality of the finish is a testament to the quality of the clock, ensuring that it will be a cherished piece for years to come.

There are a few different Oak finishes:


Common Features of an Oak Howard Miller Grandfather Clock

Some of the features you might find in a Howard Miller grandfather clock in Oak finish include a carved wooden case, a swinging pendulum, chimes that play throughout the day, a traditional face with Roman numerals and delicate hands. The clocks may also have other details, such as engravings or inlaid wood, that add to their beauty and uniqueness.

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Select hardwoods and veneers

Oak is one of the finest materials. Howard Miller grandfather clocks are made from select hardwoods and veneers to ensure durability and longevity. These clocks are built to last and provide a beautiful accent to any room. For example, Oak Yorkshire and Golden Oak will bring additional light accent to the space where you place it.


Intricate designs

The intricate designs make grandfather clocks unique and visually stunning. Features such as carved wooden cases, swinging pendulums, beveled glass, astrological blue moon phase, and chimes add to their elegance. These designs elevate the clocks from simple timepieces to decorative pieces for the home.


Carved wooden case and details

The carved wooden case is a key feature that adds to the beauty. An arched bonnet pediment, a decorative cutout, elaborated carved details create unique design of each grandfather clock, and add to the charm and allure.


Swinging pendulum and polished brass weight shells

The swinging pendulum is a captivating feature. The pendulum is an integral part of the clock's operation and helps to keep accurate time. Many of Howard Miller grandfather clock have a polished brass finished pendulum behind elongated glass door. The rhythmic movement of the pendulum creates a calming atmosphere, making the grandfather clock a great addition to any room.


Triple Chimes or Westminster Chime Movement

The gentle sound of the chimes serves as a reminder of the passing of time, making the clock a functional and decorative piece for the home. With various chime options available, you can choose the one that best fits your personal style. The most common ones are the triple chime and Westminster chime. The great addition is a chime silence option that can be activated when needed.

A Howard Miller grandfather clock in Oak finish with cable driven Westminster chime movement plays 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 chimes accordingly with full chime and strike on the hour.


Traditional face and delicate hands

The traditional grandfather clock face with delicate hands adds to the timeless design. The face is the centerpiece of the clock and Howard Miller makes sure that it looks stunning. A polished brass finished dial, a silver chapter ring with gold tone center, elaborate corner spandrels, applied brass arabic numerals are the testament to the quality and attention to details.


Choosing the Right Oak Howard Miller Grandfather Clock

If you are looking to purchase a Howard Miller grandfather clock in Oak finish, you can find a wide selection of models at furniture stores, home décor shops, and online retailers. To choose the right clock for your home, consider factors such as the size of the room where it will be placed, your personal style, and any other décor elements you may want to match.


The Best Oak Howard Miller Grandfather Clock

After comparing the available options of grandfather clock in Oak finish, Premier Clocks has chosen with the best value / quality ratio. The Howard Miller Gavin Grandfather Clock 610985 is crafted in the USA on select hardwoods and veneers with Oak Yorkshire finish. It features a graceful bonnet pediment highlighted by a decorative shell overlay.

Detailed design

The detailed design is seen on the polished brass finished dial that offers elaborate corner spandrels, center disk with an astrological blue moon phase, and a silver chapter ring with applied brass Arabic numerals. At the same time, a glass mirrored back highlights the polished brass finished pendulum with a decorative center disk and polished brass finished weight shells.

Elegant touch

An elegant touch is added to this grandfather clock through reeded columns with turned top and bottom caps, and the decorative cut-out on the sculpted base that completes the picture. Beveled glass gleams on the locking lower door, while removable glass upper side panels allow easy access to the movement. The cabinet is illuminated by an interior light.

Melodic movement

The Oak grandfather clock has a melodic movement. The cable driven Westminster chime movement plays 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 chimes accordingly with full chime and strike on the hour. And at the same time, there is a chime silence option for convenience.

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