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Wooden Watch (Semi-tutorial)

01-25-2013 11:18 PM by Dan | 9 comments »

So after making my wooden bracelets, I decided I wanted to use the same method to make a watch. Due to the materials I had at hand, I ended up using a different method to make the watch than I did the bracelets. 1. Draw up a pattern. (I used CORELDraw to design mine) 2. Select Material – I went with 1/4” thick red oak flatstock. 3. Trace or use spray adhesive to attach pattern to blanks. 4. Drill link holes (I clamped mine between 2 1/2” pieces to make easier to keep standing at a 90. Remember to drill slowly and back off often to remove chips, going slow will help keep your bit from drifting. As you can see my first attempt I had a major bit drift, so I s...

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