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Mantle Clock Project #4: Finished!

05-25-2011 05:23 AM by DrJosh | 0 comments »

I have now completed my first clock project and applied the finish to it. It’s ready to present to my parents for the 50th wedding anniversary! I used a very non-traditional way to attach the back to the clock case…magnets! Since I’m still not very good with hinge morticing, especially with tiny brass hinges for projects like this, and I didn’t want to risk screwing anything up, I opted for someting that was easier for me to do and was a little unique. I bought a package of quarter inch diameter rare earth magnets. I recessed in the plywood back and mated them with steel screws that they were attracted to. The back stays in place and it’s easy to remove/repla...

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