Must-Know Furniture: The Grandfather Clock

Grandfather clock in modern home

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What we refer to today as a “grandfather clock” is more accurately called a longcase clock. Created in 1670 by English clockmaker William Clement, the grandfather clock has changed little in appearance in nearly 350 years. But don’t think grandfather clocks are only for olden times. Referred to as the “heartbeat of the home”, click HERE to learn more about making one work for you.